DUI & Criminal Division

On July 5th, the Defendant was stopped after being observed by a Hillsborough County Deputy making a U-turn on Fletcher Ave. Upon making contact with the Defendant, the Deputy noticed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage from his breath. His eyes were red and watery. The Defendant had difficulty exiting the vehicle and he appeared unsteady on his feet. The Defendant was sweating profusely and his clothing was wet. The Defendant agreed to perform voluntary field sobriety exercises and performed poorly. The Defendant was then arrested for DUI. He provided breath samples of .058 and .058. Based on the breath test level being inconsistent with the Defendant’s level of impairment, a urine sample was collected to detect the presence of drugs. Results: Based on the urine results, the firm convinced the State to dismiss the DUI charge.