Charge: OUI, Speeding
Result: OUI- Not Guilty
Client was stopped by police for speeding. Officer noticed the client’s speech was slurred when answering questions. Client admitted to having one vodka drink when asked. Officer administered a series of field sobriety tests. Client had difficulty performing all assessments. Client was given a PBT with readings of .098 and .101 and was placed under arrest. Client was given a chemical breath test during the booking process with readings of .092 and .095.
The breath test was excluded for failure to follow protocols. The breath test was the strongest aspect of the case for the government. Once that was excluded the remainder of the case was very strong for the client resulting in a Not Guilty.