Case #: 06-0231XXM10A NO CONVICTION AS CHARGED
The defendant was observed by civilians crashing his tractor trailor into other tractor trailers located at a truck stop. The same civilians had seen the defendant consuming alcoholic beverages at the truck stop restaurant minutes before he entered his vehicle and began to drive. Deputies arrived on scene and noticed that the defendant was disoriented and appeared impaired by alcohol. The DUI Task Force arrived on scene later and made observations consistent with impairment and the defendant performed poorly on roadside sobriety exercises. The defendant was arrested for DUI and blew .092/.091g/210L, both readings were over the legal limit. The firm filed a Motion to Suppress the first officer\'s unlawful detention of the defendant. Motion was granted and the case was dropped by the State Attorney\'s Office.