DUI & Criminal Division

On October 19, 2020, the Defendant was found sleeping in his car parked at a weigh station off I4. Deputies arrived on scene and awoke the Defendant. Florida Highway Patrol was investigating a single vehicle crash when the Trooper was advised the vehicle had entered the weigh station prior to being located by the Sheriff Deputies.

The Trooper took over the investigation and took the Defendant into custody for a DUI investigation. The Defendant advised that he believed he had stopped at a rest area and was trying to return to his home in Davenport. The Defendant performed field sobriety exercises which showed indications of impairment. The Defendant was arrested for DUI. While searching the car post arrest, an open package of edible THC gummies was located. The Defendant advised he had purchased the gummies from an anonymous source and did not have a medical marijuana card. The Defendant was charged with felony possession of controlled substance and DUI. The Defendant provided a breath sample of .113 and .112.

Results: The felony charge was dismissed by the State, and the DUI charge was dropped prior to a motion to suppress hearing.

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.