Deputies observed a a GMC pickup traveling on US41 in Sarasota county traveling 77 mph in a 55 mph zone. The pickup was stopped and the Deputy observed an odor of an alcoholic beverage on the Defendant’s breath. There was also an open Model beer can on the floorboard. The Defendant initially admitted to drinking one beer, then later admitted to having 3 beers. The Defendant submitted to field sobriety exercises and showed indicators of impairment. He was then arrested and submitted to a breath test. The results of the breath test were .084 and .083.
Result: the firm presented evidence regarding the breath test to the State and they dropped the DUI charge.