Police immediately made contact with the driver, which is when they noticed that he had the odor of an alcoholic beverage and noticed that he was slurring his words as he spoke. His pants were wet as well.
Police ordered the man out of his vehicle, which is when they noticed that he was using the door to keep his balance. He told police that he suffered from bipolar disorder, ADHD, depression, and more. He said he took medication but he wasn’t able to recall its name.
Police made the man go through FSTs but he did poorly and was then charged with DUI.
Palm Beach Gardens DUI ChargeIf you have been charged with a DUI crime in the Fort Lauderdale area, you might find that many penalties will keep you from returning to your normal life. Though many people do not spend much time in prison for a first-time DUI, you might be faced with large fines and even lose your license for quite some time. If this is your second or third DUI, you might be facing harsher penalties. Many people wonder how they can protect their rights and defend against these cases. Though it is not always easy because the court views DUI as a choice that you made when you got behind the wheel of your vehicle, it is still possible with an experienced defense attorney.
At Musca Law, we want to follow you through every step of the process as you make your way toward justice in your case. Perhaps you need an advocate to stand up for your rights as you go through early interrogations, enter into the trial process, and more. These steps are never easy and you don’t want to go it alone. We understand that it can be extremely scary to face criminal charges but we want to help. Do not hesitate to contact us today to get started on working toward the results you deserve at (800) 687-2522.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local Naples and broader Florida community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.