DUI & Criminal Division

On March 18, 2021 at approximately 4:14am, a Deputy arrived just east of the intersection between Dale Mabry Highway and County Line Road. Upon his arrival he observed a gray Honda Civic parked on the grass shoulder to the right of the eastbound lane of County Line Road. The Defendant was observed in the driver seat with the driver door open. As the Deputy parked his car, the Defendant exited the vehicle. The Deputy made contact with the Defendant who appeared to be heavily intoxicated. His speech was slurred and he had the smell of an alcoholic beverage coming from his breath. The Deputy asked the Defendant where the keys to the vehicle were located and he responded they were on the ground by his foot. The Deputy located the keys next to the Defendant’s foot while he was standing next to his vehicle’s rear passenger side tire. The Deputy then took the Defendant into custody for a DUI investigation. The Defendant did refused to perform the field sobriety exercises as he claimed he was not driving. The Defendant was arrested for DUI. The Defendant refused to submit to a breath test. A prior conviction for DUI was found on the Defendant’s record from 2010.

Result: The firm set the case for trial and prior to the trial date, the State dropped the DUI 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.