Case #: 09-2XXX9XXXM10A NO CONVICTION AS CHARGED
The Defendant was traveling on I-595 Westbound and crashed into another vehicle at a high rate of speed. A Florida Highway Patrolman arrived at the scene of the crash and witnessed the Defendant place a large piece of bubble gum in her mouth. The patrolman noticed that the Defendant had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from her facial area and her eyes were bloodshot, red and watery, the patrolman requested that the Defendant perform roadside sobriety exercises and she agreed. The Defendant performed the roadsides poorly. The Defendant actually walked backwards during the second set of 9 steps during the walk and turn. She also used her arms for balance and did not touch heel to toe. During one leg stand, the Defendant put her foot down repeatedly, swayed significantly, and repeated several numbers while counting. The Defendant was arrested for DUI and refused the breath test. The State dropped all charges.