Charge(s) – OUI, Marked Lanes Violation, Seat Belt Violation
Result: OUI – Not Guilty
Client was stopped after police observed his vehicle to be driving erratically and witnessed multiple marked lanes violations. Officer observed the client’s eyes to be glassy and blood shot and could detect a strong odor of alcohol coming from inside the vehicle. Client stated he had about 5 drinks throughout the evening when asked by the officer. At this point the officer administered a series of field sobriety tests including: the horizontal gaze nystagmus, 9 step walk and turn, and the one leg stand exercise. Client had difficulty completing all assessments and was placed under arrest.