DUI & Criminal Division

The defendant was seen driving his vehicle in excess of the posted speed limit, and failing to maintain his lane of travel. After being stopped by the officer, the defendant was asked to get out of his truck. The defendant had an odor of alcohol on his breath, red/glassy eyes, slurred speech and was unsteady on his feet as he walked to the police car. After being offered roadside tasks, the defendant refused. After the arrest, 28 unopened beer bottles were found in the truck, (16 in a cooler). At the police station, while on video, the defendant refused a breath test. The defendant was acquitted of DUI by a jury, after 10 minutes of deliberation.