DUI & Criminal Division

The defendant was pulled over for speeding. He was traveling 60/45. When stopped, the officer noticed that he smelled of alcohol, had bloodshot eyes, and slurred speech. The defendant claimed that his medication causes his speech to sound slurred. The officer administered field sobriety exercises and claimed that the defendant did not do well on them. The defendant was arrested and gave a breath sample of .094 at the station. The state dropped the DUI after negotiations.