Case #: 200XXXCTXXX1164AXX NO CONVICTION AS CHARGED
While following the defendant’s vehicle, the officer witnessed it changing from lane to lane without signaling. The officer also witnessed the defendant\'s vehicle almost hit a post on a bridge and nearly hit a car when stopping at a red light. The defendant was stopped by the officer and admitted to taking sleeping pills. The defendant submitted to sobriety tasks and during the walk and turn she paused to regain her balance, stepped off the line 2 times and used her arms to balance. During the one leg stand she used her arms for balance and swayed from side to side. She also put her foot down on more than one occasion. When asked to recite the alphabet, she did not close her eyes as instructed several times and stated H, H, Y, U, B, Z. During the finger to nose task she did not keep her eyes closed as instructed, failed to return her arms to her side and used the wrong hand as well as the wrong finger as instructed. The defendant\'s vehicle also had yellow paint on it and when asked about it, she told the police officer that “I hit a pole”. A urine test was conducted, the sample came back positive for Cocaine and Lorazepam. Result: DUI Charge was dismissed.