DUI & Criminal Division

On Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 12:28, a Tampa Police officer was advised that a red Honda Civic and a black care racing east on west Waters Ave towards Florida Ave. The black car had already been stopped by another officer.

The officer headed west on Waters Ave and observed a red Civic to be in the turn lane to go north of Florida Ave. The officer caught up to the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. The Defendant explained to the officer that he had been at the light on Rome Ave when he and a black car accelerated to a high speed. The Defendant claimed he was not racing and the black car was always behind him.

Result: the case was set for trial and before the trial began, the State dropped the Racing charge.

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.