On February 22, 2018 the Defendant was stopped for driving without lights on at 11:36 pm on Channelside Drive. The Defendant was observed to have glassy eyes, slow movements, a drowsy appearance, slurred speech and the odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath. The officer requested the Defendant to perform field sobriety exercises, which he refused. The Defendant kept repeating that he only lived a couple minutes away. The Defendant was then arrested for DUI. The Defendant was read Florida’s Implied Consent Law and refused to provide a breath test.
Result: The case was set for trial and prior to the start of the trial, the State dropped the DUI charge.