DUI & Criminal Division

On Sept. 26, 2020 at approximately 12:06am, a Tampa Police Officer was at the intersection of E. 5th Ave and N. 16th St in Ybor City. The officer observed a gray Jetta driving with no lights on. The officer stopped the vehicle and made contact with the Defendant. The Defendant rolled the back driver side window down at first. When asked if he knew why he was being stopped, the Defendant stated he did not know the city too well. The officer observed an odor of alcohol on the Defendant’s breath. His eyes were bloodshot and glassy, and he admitted to a shot of tequila. Field sobriety exercises were conducted and impairment was observed. The Defendant was then arrested for DUI. The Defendant submitted to a breath test with results of .079 and .077.

Results: The firm set for 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.