On May, 13, 2016, the Defendant was stopped in the area of Sunset Point Road and North Belcher Road after making an improper left turn from a through lane. As the officer spoke to the Defendant, he immediately detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage. Her eyes appeared bloodshot and watery. The Defendant’s speech appeared mumbled and she admitted to consuming 2 bottles of beer before driving. The Defendant then submitted to field sobriety exercises which indicated impairment. The Defendant was arrested and provided a breath alcohol level of .089 and .092.
Results: the firm provided the prosecutors with information regarding the breath test results which indicated a possibility of the breath level being below .08 at the time of driving. The State then dropped the DUI charge.