Police accused Defendant of running a stop sign. During the traffic stop, Officers observed signs of impairment, claiming a strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes and Defendant swaying while walking. Defendant failed field sobriety testing and was placed under arrest for DUI. Our Client maintained that he did not run the stop sign, but needed to pull forward at the intersection in order to see oncoming traffic. His blood shot eyes were a result of being in a swimming pool prior to driving and his observed sway is from a permanent physical disability.
RESULT: Our experienced DUI attorneys successfully convinced the State Attorney they would be unable to secure a conviction. The State DISMISSED the DUI charge and our Client plead to a lesser charge. The Attorney’s actions also resulted in a DISMISSAL of the violation for running a stop sign.