Case #: 08-009XXX5MMXX0A NO CONVICTION AS CHARGED
The defendant was the driver of a vehicle involved in a crash in the parking lot of a liquor store and spontaneously uttered “I drank half a bottle of vodka today while at home” and took (20) 10 mg. pills valium and later stated she took 50 Valium. There were also 2 empty bottles of Smirnoff Vodka in the glovebox. Officers noticed the defendant to have an odor of an alcoholic beverage, bloodshot watery eyes, mumbled and mush mouthed speech and difficulty exiting her vehicle. The defendant was asked to perform roadside sobriety exercises and did so poorly and nearly fell over and needed assistance to walk. The defendant was arrested and submitted to a breath and urine test. The Firm filed a Motion to Discharge based on a Speedy Trial Due Process Violation. The State elected not to file any charges after the filing of the Motion.