DUI & Criminal Division

The defendant was seen by a Broward Sheriff’s Deputy driving with his brother in-law in a manner allegedly too fast for conditions. The Deputy, who was on foot patrol, attempted to stop the vehicle, but the defendant pulled into a parking spot. It was at that time the defendant was observed to have an odor of an alcoholic beverage, slurred speech, bloodshot watery eyes, mood swings, and was unsteady on his feet. The defendant performed poorly on roadside exercises and registered a .103/.108 on the intoxylizer. The Firm found three witnesses that affirmatively stated that the defendant was not the driver of the vehicle and divulged them to the state attorney’s office on the day of trial. A jury was selcted and the State dropped the DUI Charges.