Case #: 14ctxxxxxxx No Conviction as Charged
On December 16, 2014, an officer was traveling southbound on MacDill Ave from Swann Ave and observed traveling in the same direction a black Nissan 350z. The Nissan had made a left turn on to MacDill Ave and then drove down the middle of the two southbound lanes for approximately 2 blocks. A traffic stop was conducted. When the driver was asked why he was driving in 2 lanes, he stated that he was coming back from MacDill and was headed to his house on Dale Mabry. The Driver exhibited a strong odor of alcohol and admitted to having two glasses of wine. A DUI investigator was called to the scene. When the DUI investigator arrived, he noted a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on the driver’s breath. He also had glassy, bloodshot eyes and his speech was slurred. The driver stated he took a Xanax earlier in the afternoon. Field sobriety exercises were conducted and evidence of impairment was observed. The Driver was then arrested and agreed to provide a breath sample. The results were .103/.110. Results: The firm filed a motion to suppress and on the date of the motion, the DUI charge was dropped.