Case #: CTXX-00XX756XXXX NO CONVICTION AS CHARGED
On June 23rd, the Defendant was stopped for driving without headlights at night on N. Republica De Cuba Ave and E. 8th Ave. Upon making contact with the Defendant, the Officer noticed several cues of impairment. A DUI investigator was called to the scene. The DUI officer observed the Defendant sitting in the driver’s seat of the vehicle. The Defendant had an abnormal lack of alertness. He was slow and lethargic and appeared to be intoxicated. He had a fixed deep gaze and his eyes were extremely bloodshot, watery and glassy. The officer also observed a distinct odor of alcoholic beverage coming from the Defendant’s breath. The Defendant performed field sobriety exercises which he complied. As the Defendant exited his vehicle, he was unsteady on his feet and had a noticeable sway. The Defendant performed poorly on the field exercises and displayed multiple clues of impairment. The Defendant was then placed under arrest for DUI. The Defendant provided a breath sample of .046 and .045. He also provided a urine sample to test for chemical or controlled substances. Results: Based on discussion with the firm, the State dropped the DUI charge.