Case 1. Client charged by police with Speeding, Open Container of Alcohol and DUI. Police state that the operator was traveling well in excess of the speed limit and upon approaching the operator detected a strong odor of alcohol emenating from the driver’s breath, slurred speech and an open container of beer on the console. Driver failed all Standard Filed Sobriety Tests and was arrested.
Result before trial: DUI, Speeding and Open Container charges DISMISSED
Case 2. Driver arrested after fleeing from police at a rate of speed approaching 100 miles per hour. After capture client was charged with DUI, Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Reckless Driving and Operating on a Suspended Sentence. Client faced three and a half years in prison.
Result before trial: DUI, Disorderly DISMISSED Client also received One Year Probation and One Year Suspended Sentence. However, was not required to report to the ACI.
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