Case #: 17-ct-xxxxxxx
On July 23, 2017, the Defendant was involved in a crash. The Defendant violated the right of way of another vehicle while pulling away from a stop sign. After the initial traffic crash investigator noticed a strong odor of alcohol on the Defendant's breath and other indicators of impairment, a DUI investigator was called to the scene. The DUI officer requested the Defendant to perform field sobriety exercise, which he refused. The Officer then placed the Defendant under arrest for DUI involving property damage. The Defendant refused to provided a breath sample.
Result: the firm filed a motion for discharge and prior to the motion being heard, the State dropped the DUI charge.