Charge(s) – OUI, Marked Lanes Violation
Result: OUI – Not Guilty
Client’s vehicle was stopped after officer observed the vehicle to be swerving and crossing over the lane marker several times. Officer immediately detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from within the vehicle and it is noted that the odor got stronger as the client spoke. Officer observed the client’s eyes to be blood shot and glassy. Client admitted to having a couple of drinks when asked. Officer administered a series of field sobriety tests. Client failed all assessments. Client consented to a PBT with a 0.115 reading and was placed under arrest. A cooler with three beers and an opened beer in the seat center console was found while the vehicle was being inventoried.