DUI & Criminal Division

While following the defendant’s vehicle, the officer witnessed it changing from lane to lane without signaling. The officer also witnessed the defendant\’s vehicle almost hit a post on a bridge and nearly hit a car when stopping at a red light. The defendant was stopped by the officer and admitted to taking sleeping pills. The defendant submitted to sobriety tasks and during the walk and turn she paused to regain her balance, stepped off the line 2 times and used her arms to balance. During the one leg stand she used her arms for balance and swayed from side to side. She also put her foot down on more than one occasion. When asked to recite the alphabet, she did not close her eyes as instructed several times and stated H, H, Y, U, B, Z. During the finger to nose task she did not keep her eyes closed as instructed, failed to return her arms to her side and used the wrong hand as well as the wrong finger as instructed. The defendant\’s vehicle also had yellow paint on it and when asked about it, she told the police officer that “I hit a pole”. A urine test was conducted, the sample came back positive for Cocaine and Lorazepam. Result: DUI Charge was dismissed.

Rolando A. Sanchez, Esq.

Originally from Miami , grew up in Central Florida.  After high school, he joined the U.S. Air Force where he worked on F-15E fighter jets as an Avionics Technician.  He was Honorably Discharged. Afterwards, he attended University of Central Florida and received a BSBA Finance Degree, cum laude.  Next, he attended Barry University for law school and among other things, served as V.P. of the Veterans Legal Society.  Since graduating in 2016, Mr. Sanchez has dedicated his career to helping those charged with criminal matters.  These cases include traffic, misdemeanors and felonies, including trials and post-conviction relief. Mr. Sanchez is the lead attorney in Ticket Clinic’s Kissimmee office, handling cases in Osceola, Polk, Hardee and Desoto Counties.