Case #: 17ctxxxxxxxx
On October 11, 2017, the Defendant was observed traveling on Howard avenue when she was observed by Tampa Police officer to be traveling over 50 mph in a 40 mph zone. The Defendant then turned onto southbound I-275 and accelerated to 70 mph in a 55 mph zone. The Defendant also drifted side to side within her lane. The officer initiated a stop of the Defendant and noticed a distinct odor of an alcoholic beverage on her breath. The Defendant's eyes were bloodshot and glassy. The Defendant agreed to perform field sobriety exercises and was arrested after exhibiting clues of impairment. The Defendant refused to submit to a breath test.
Result: After the firm submitted a request to review the evidence with the State, the State dropped the DUI charge.