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Foreign Medical Student DUI Dismissed

Case Conclusion Date: 06.05.2013

Practice Area: DUI and DWI

Outcome: DUI dismissed

Description: Client was charged with DUI after a police officer saw client was driving on a flat tire. Officer determined client was involved in a single car accident, and asked client to perform roadside DUI tests. Client gave a breath test and proved a score of .106. Client was a foreign national and a medical student who would have lost their employment and been forced to leave the country if convicted. After reviewing the evidence, we found conflicts between the breath test and the roadside DUI tests. Based upon this and what the video showed, during pretrial negotiations the State dismissed the DUI, and client paid a fine associated with the charge of reckless driving.

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