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Aug 17, 2011 Case: CT-009560-XEW Judge Mcneil
The defendant was stopped for weaving and drifting. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol and slurred speech. According to the officer, he performed poorly on roadside tests which were video taped. He was then arrested for DUI and subsequently refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Aug 11, 2011 Case: CT-003462-XGA Judge Jeske
The defendant was stopped after making a quick lane change and almost striking a stopped vehicle. The officer observed an odor of alcohol and red bloodshot eyes. According to the officer, he did not perform up to standards on the roadside tests. For example, on the walk and turn, he did not touch heel to toe and lost his balance on the turn. On the one leg stand, he put his foot down and swayed. He was then arrested for DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Aug 11, 2011 Case: 2010-MM-019600AXXX Judge Bryson
The defendant was stopped for striking a curb and weaving. The officer at the scene observed an odor of alcohol, slow and deliberate speech, and he admitted to having a few drinks. Due to various weight and medical issues, the defendant could not perform the one leg stand nor the walk and turn. He did, however, perform the finger to nose and alphabet. He was then arrested for DUI and resisting without violence as he allegedly pulled away while being cuffed. At the station, the other officer observed slurred speech and the defendant refused the breath test on video. There was no video tape at the scene.
Prior to jury trial, the State Dropped the DUI and the defendant also received no conviction on the resisting without violence charge.
Aug 8, 2011 Case: 2011CT020187AXXX Judge Mckibben
The defendant was stopped for weaving as well as speeding (81mph/55mph zone). The officer observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes as well as slurred speech. The defendant performed several field sobriety tests. On the one leg stand the defendant dropped his foot down and counted improperly. On the walk and turn test the defendant stepped off the line and used his arms for balance. The defendant was arrested for DUI.
On the morning of trial the State dropped all DUI charges.
Aug 6, 2011 Case: 10-011356MM10A Judge Robinson
The defendant was detained while driving through a DUI checkpoint. Upon making contact with the driver the officer observed an odor of alcohol, glassy/bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. A DUI officer was requested to complete the investigation. The defendant performed several field sobriety tests. On the one leg stand he placed his foot on the ground several times. On the walk and turn test he stumbled off the line. He was arrested for DUI. He subsequently blew a .147 in the breath machine.
The motion was granted and the breath test was excluded from evidence. The State subsequently dropped the DUI.
Aug 3, 2011 Case: CT-008331-XEF Judge Conrad
The defendant was stopped for weaving and speeding. The officer observed and odor of alcohol and watery/glassy eyes. According to the officer, she performed poorly on the field sobriety tests which were video taped. She was then arrested for DUI and then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Aug 2, 2011 Case: 08-0027943MM10A (JURY TRIAL) Judge Cowart
The defendant initially ran a red light cutting off a police officer. The officer followed the defendant and observed him tailgating several vehicles and failing to maintain a single lane. The officer stopped the defendant and further observed an odor of alcohol, red watery eyes and a flushed face. The defendant performed the walk and turn and finger to nose test on video and was subsequently arrested for DUI. The defendant blew a .085 in the intoxilyzer. This was the defendant's 2nd DUI.
After Jury Selection the State dropped the DUI.
Jul 26, 2011 Case: CT-008477-XEF Judge Conrad
The defendant was found by police sleeping in her car in a parking lot. The officers observed an odor of alcohol and glassy eyes. The defendant stated she had an unknown amount of drinks and was going to sleep it off. She performed very poorly on the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. She then blew a .152 and .156 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jul 26, 2011 Case: 11-502122-CT Judge Hayward
The defendant was the at fault driver in a crash. Officers observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and red eyes. He was falling asleep as officers were talking to him. The officers suspected the defendant was impaired by a chemical and/or controlled subtance during their investigation, NOT alcohol. The defendant performed very poorly on roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. He then refused to give a urine test.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Jul 21, 2011 Case: CT-009691-XEW Judge Greco
The police were called by a drive-thru owner at a fast food restaurant that the defendant appeared intoxicated. The police arrived and observed the defendant to have an odor of alcohol, red eyes, and slow/slurred speech. She was being non-compliant with the officer's commands and had difficulty exiting the vehicle. She refused the roadside tests, was arrested for DUI, and then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jul 20, 2011 Case: 10-002171MM10A Judge Murphy
The defendant was stopped for weaving at least four times over a two block distance. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, flushed face and extremely slurred speech. Upon exiting, the defendant was completely unsteady and staggering from side to side. The defendant performed and allegedly failed the HGN (eye test), one leg stand as well as the walk and turn test. The defendant was arrested and blew a .170 in the breath machine.
On the morning of the hearing the Prosecutor conceded the motion and dropped the DUI.
Jul 20, 2011 Case: CT-0000198-XEX Judge McNeil
The defendant was the at fault driver in a traffic crash. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and she appeared confused and slow in her movements. She admitted to drinking at a bar and appeared very unstable on her feet. She refused the field sobriety tests, was arrested for DUI, and then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jul 18, 2011 Case: 2009-CT-017756-O Judge Miller
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer noticed slow speech and an odor of alcohol. She admitted to drinking and then performed poorly on the roadside tests. After her arrest for DUI, she blew a .173 and a .181.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Jul 13, 2011 Case: 2010-CT-001331-O Judge Adams
The defendant was stopped for weaving. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, glassy eyes, and the defendant admitted drinking 4 beers. He performed poorly on the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Jul 13, 2011 Case: 2010-CT-002538-O Judge Bell
The defendant was stopped for failure to maintain a single lane several times. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, glassy eyes, and slurred speech. He performed poorly on the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. The defendant then refused the breath test.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Jul 13, 2011 Case: 10-010491MM10A Judge Diaz
The defendant was stopped for driving on the wrong side of the road towards oncoming traffic. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. The initial officer then called for a DUI Task Force officer to conduct an investigation. The defendant performed several field sobriety tests on video. Each sobriety test indicated that the defendant was impaired by alcohol. The defendant was then arrested for DUI. Subsequently, the defendant blew a .126 in the breath machine. This was the defendant's Third DUI offense.
The State agreed with the motion and Dropped the DUI.
Jul 12, 2011 Case: 2011-CT-019872AXXX Judge Evans
The defendant was observed by police coming down the road toward a closed off crash scene. The officers left one lane open for travel out of four. As the defendant approached, she slowed down and weaved a couple of times. She then slowed down even more and moved over toward the open lane of travel. The officers believed she came to close to them and stopped her car with their hands and yelled stop. They then ordered her to roll down her window. The deputy went up to the car and observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, red eyes, and a dazed/disoriented look. She then performed the roadside tests on video tape and exhibited several signs of impairment. She was arrested for DUI. After her arrest, she blew a .140 and .149 in the breath machine.
Prior to the motion hearing, the State Dropped the DUI.
Jul 12, 2011 Case: CT-004406-XEP Judge Dominguez
The defendant was stopped for driving with no headlights and making a wide left turn. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, very slurred speech, and glassy eyes. The officer also observed the defendant to be unsteady on his feet. He refused the roadside tests, was arrested for DUI, and then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jul 12, 2011 Case: 2011-CT-020780AXXX Judge Bonavita
The defendant was seen by police coming out of a bar into a parking lot having difficulty maintaining her balance, lethargic movements, stumbling, and leaning on her friend for support. The officer approached the defendant and her friend and noticed the defendant to have bloodshot eyes. The officer then noticed the defendant get into a car and drive off. She was stopped just outside of the parking garage as the officer believed she was impaired. A DUI officer was called and he noticed the defendant to have an odor of alcohol, flushed face, and watery/bloodshot eyes. She then performed the field sobriety tests on camera. After the tests, she was arrested for DUI. She then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jul 11, 2011 Case: 11-CT-501084 Judge Swett
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer observed and odor of alcohol and bloodshot eyes. The defendant appeared unsteady when outside the vehicle. According to the officer, he performed poorly on the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jul 11, 2011 Case: 11-CT-500011 Judge Swett
The defendant was stopped for running a red light. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. The defendant showed several signs of impairment on the field sobriety tests which were video taped. After his arrest for DUI, he refused the breath test.
Just prior to the motion, the State Dropped the DUI.
Jul 11, 2011 Case: 3034-XDQ Judge Ortiz
The defendant came in contact with police after he backed up into a parked cab. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. According to the officers, he had difficulty maintaining his balance upon exiting the car. He then performed very poorly on the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jul 6, 2011 Case: 11CT500687 Judge Mann
The defendant was involved in a motorcycle crash. Based on the injuries sustained in the accident, the defendant was transported to a hospital. After making observations consistent with DUI including bloodshot eyes and an odor of alcohol, the defendant was charged with DUI. The defendant had a .124 blood alcohol level.
The State dropped the DUI.
Jul 6, 2011 Case: 5032-XEP Judge NO JUDGE ASSIGNED
The defendant was stopped for weaving. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and unsteadiness. She performed poorly on roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. She then blew a .180 and .169 in the breath machine.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Jul 4, 2011 Case: 10-015053MM10A Judge Solomon
The defendant was stopped for driving without headlights. After observing a strong odor of alcohol, red bloodshot eyes and unclear speech, the initial officer called for a DUI task force deputy. The defendant performed several field sobriety tests. On the one leg stand he counted improperly on video. He was subsequently arrested for DUI and refused to submit to a breath test.
After the meeting, the State agreed to drop the DUI.
Jul 1, 2011 Case: 2010-CT-006127AXX Judge Hanser
The defendant was parked in a parking lot with flat tires and trying to start her car which would not turn over. An officer heard the noise and walked over to her. That initial officer was outside his jurisdiction upon making contact with the defendant. He smelled an odor of alcohol and slurred speech. He asked her to remove the keys and place them on the passenger seat. He then detained her until a DUI officer came from the sheriff's office. That officer made similar observations plus observed swaying. The defendant performed very poorly on roadside tests and after her arrest for DUI blew a .171 and .175 in the breath machine.
The Judge agreed with our position, granted the motion, and threw out all the evidence. The State then Dismissed the DUI.
Jun 24, 2011 Case: 2010-CT-032268AXXX Judge Damico
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slightly slurred speech, and glassy eyes. She admitted drinking one drink and then refused the roadside tests. After her arrest for DUI, she blew a .092 and .088 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jun 21, 2011 Case: 10-012082MM10A Judge Murphy
The defendant was allegedly involved in a traffic crash. When the DUI officer arrived, he ordered the defendant out of the car and observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and watery eyes. He was off balance upon exiting the car. According to the officers, he failed the field sobriety tests an was arrested for DUI. He then refused the breath test.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Jun 21, 2011 Case: CT-000218-XEH Judge Jeske
The defendant was stopped for running a stop sign. He admitted having two beers. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and the defendant was swaying. According to the officer he failed all the roadside tests which were video taped. For example, he put his foot down on the one leg stand and used his arms for balance. He was subsequently arrested for DUI. After his arrest, the defendant blew a .109 and .111 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jun 12, 2011 Case: 2011-CT-7384 (JURY TRIAL) Judge Ritterhoff-Williams
The defendant was stopped for driving all over the road, making a wide turn, and speeding. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, red eyes, and unsteadiness. The defendant told the officer he drank nothing even though receipts from three bars showed numerous drinks had been consumed. The defendant performed the roadside tests and according to the officer he displayed signs of impairment. The incident was captured on video tape. He was arrested for DUI and then he refused the breath test. This was the defendant's Second DUI.
The Jury found the defendant Not Guilty.
Jun 6, 2011 Case: 09-025745MM10A Judge Gottleib
The defendant was involved in a crash. The accident investigator observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes and unsteadiness on her feet. He subsequently called for a DUI officer. The DUI officer made the same observations as well as slurred speech and a flushed face. He then asked her to perform field sobriety tests on video. The tests contradicted one another. On the walk and turn test she failed to touch heel to toe and stumbled off the line. In addition, she failed to maintain the instructional stance. On the one leg stand she performed well. She was arrested for DUI and refused a breath test.
On the morning of trial the State dropped the DUI.
Jun 6, 2011 Case: 7204-XDL Judge Krieger-Martin
The defendant was stopped at a roadblock checkpoint. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, glassy eyes, and fast speech. According to the officers, he failed the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. He blew one breath result in the breath machine machine with a recording of a .102. This was the defendant's second DUI arrest.
Prior to the motion, the State Dropped the DUI. This was the second DUI case we won for this client.
Jun 6, 2011 Case: CT-000244-XEX Judge Jeske
The defendant was stopped for having no running lights on the back of his car. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, an admission of drinking, and swaying. According to the officer, he performed poorly on the roadside tests which were video taped. After his arrest for DUI, he refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
May 31, 2011 Case: 2010-CT-003782 Judge Clark
The defendant was found by police in his car which was stuck on the side of the road up against a median. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and swaying. He performed poorly on the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he blew a .150 and .136 in the breath machine.
The DUI was Dismissed.
May 24, 2011 Case: CT-009623-FXP Judge Jeske
The defendant was stopped for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a cross walk. The defendant appeared sluggish, droopy eyelids, glassy eyes, and slurred speech. The officer thought she was impaired by a chemical and/or controlled substance. She performed very poorly on roadside tests and was arrested for DUI.
The DUI was Dismissed.
May 13, 2011 Case: 10-015435MM10A Judge Murphy
The defendant was involved in a crash. Both the crash investigator as well as the first officer on scene identified the defendant as the at-fault driver in the accident. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes as well as slurred speech. When asked for his license, he responded "I think I left it with my bar tab". An independent witness identified the defendant as the driver of the vehicle. Subsequently, a DUI officer was asked to conduct field sobriety tests. The defendant performed the one leg stand, walk and turn test, rhomberg balance as well as the finger to nose test. As a result of his poor performance on the roadside tests he was arrested for DUI. He subsequently blew a .220 in the breath machine.
On the morning of the motion to suppress the State dropped the DUI.
May 12, 2011 Case: CT-3436-XGA Judge Conrad
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. The defendant also admitted to drinking. The defendant refused the roadside tests was arrested for DUI. He then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
May 5, 2011 Case: 10-016713MM10A Judge Brown
The defendant was involved in a crash where it was determined that he was the "at fault" driver. After speaking with civilian witnesses the officers observed an odor of alcohol, flushed face as well as bloodshot eyes. The defendant was also staggering outside of the vehicle. The officers administered the walk and turn, one leg stand as well as the finger to nose test. The defendant was unable to perform the tests almost falling to the ground. He was arrested and blew a .175 in the breath machine.
The Judge Granted the motion. The DUI was DISMISSED.
May 4, 2011 Case: CT-0009454-XDY Judge Conrad
The police came upon the defendant's car in a ditch running, the car was in park, and the defendant was sleeping. The officer observed the defendant to have an odor of alcohol, used the car for support, and red eyes. According on the officer, she performed poorly on the field sobriety tests which were taped. She was then arrested for DUI and refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
May 4, 2011 Case: CT-004219-XEV Judge Conrad
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and he admitted to having a few drinks. The defendant used the car for balance and according to the officer performed poorly on the field sobriety tests. After his arrest for DUI, he blew a .112 and .117 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Apr 25, 2011 Case: 9627-XEX Judge Wolfson
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, low speech, and bloodshot eyes. According to the officer, he performed poorly on the field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he blew a .117 and .121 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Apr 25, 2011 Case: 8309-XEE Judge Wolfson
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and watery eyes. The officer who made the traffic stop then called for a DUI officer. The defendant then performed the roadside tasks. He performed poorly and was arrested for DUI. He then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Apr 21, 2011 Case: 09-020805MM10A Judge Brown
The defendant was observed by a deputy sheriff crashing her car into a concrete barrier. The deputy then called for a DUI officer to conduct the investigation. The DUI officer observed unsteadiness and bloodshot eyes. The defendant admitted to drinking and taking xanax. The defendant was placed on video at the breath alcohol testing facility and again admitted to taking xanax. She refused to submit to all testing.
In the middle of the second officer's testimony the State agreed to drop the DUI.
Apr 20, 2011 Case: 2010-CM-019809 Judge McNeil
The defendant was seen by the police officer parked on the side of the road. The officer went up to the car and observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and red eyes. She was also very unsteady on her feet. She performed very poorly the roadside tests on video tape and was arrested for DUI. While in the back of the patrol car, she started kicking out the back window and was also charged with criminal mischief along with DUI. She then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI and dismissed the criminal mischief.
Apr 20, 2011 Case: CT-001506-FQE Judge McNeil
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer observed an odor of alcohol and bloodshot eyes. He performed three field sobriety tests. For example, on the walk and turn, he stepped off the line and did not touch heel to toe. On the one leg stand he swayed and put his foot down. The defendant was then arrested for DUI.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Apr 15, 2011 Case: 09-002439CTMA Judge Christine
An anonymous call went out over dispatch that the defendant was driving all over the road. The officer spotted the defendant pulling into a rest stop. A traffic stop was conducted. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred/mumbled speech, and swaying once out of the car. He had to use the car for balance. He refused the field tests and was arrested for DUI.
Since there was no corroboration of the driving pattern, the State Dropped the DUI.
Apr 14, 2011 Case: 10-007617 Judge Gottleib
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The stopping officer observed a strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot watery eyes as well as slurred speech. Based on those observations he contacted another officer to conduct the DUI investigation. The DUI officer arrived and conducted several field sobriety tests. On the one leg stand the defendant hopped and dropped his foot 2 times. On the finger to nose test, he failed to touch his nose on every attempt. On the walk and turn test he failed to walk heel to toe and stepped off the line. He was arrested for DUI and refused to provide a breath test. The defendant had his son in the car and was charged with an enhanced DUI.
The State dropped the DUI.
Apr 13, 2011 Case: 10-021829MM10A Judge Gottleib
The defendant was the at fault driver in a traffic crash. The first officer made observations that were consistent with impairment from alcohol. A DUI task force deputy was called to the scene who observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot watery eyes as well as slurred speech. In addition, the defendant seemed lethargic on video. The defendant performed the HGN (eye test), Walk and turn, as well as the finger to nose test. On The walk and turn test the defendant missed heel to toe, started to soon and took too many steps in both directions. On the finger to nose test the defendant missed the tip of his nose on 5 of the 6 attempts. He was arrested for DUI and refused to submit to a breath test.
In a meeting with the Prosecutor, the State agreed to drop the DUI.
Apr 5, 2011 Case: 10-004349MM10A (JURY TRIAL) Judge Robinson
The defendant was passed out in his vehicle with the keys in the ignition and the engine running. There was a bottle of crown royal whiskey in the passenger seat. The officers observed a strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and a flushed face. The defendant was asked to perform a series of field sobriety tests. On video the defendant performed the one leg stand, walk and turn, HGN (eye test) as well as the finger to nose test. The defendant failed each test. The defendant was arrested for DUI and asked to provide a breath test. He responded by saying "F no, I'm gonna beat you in court".
The Jury found the defendant NOT GUILTY.
Apr 4, 2011 Case: CT-005917-XEC Judge Jeske
The defendant was stopped for having no headlights on. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, glassy eyes, and thick tongued speech. According to the officers, he performed poorly on the field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI. He then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Apr 4, 2011 Case: 3492-XEJ Judge Seraphin
The defendant was found passed out in his car by police in a parking lot. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and a flushed face. The defendant was confused, disoriented, and unsteady. On video, he performed very poorly on the field sobriety tests. He was then arrested for DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Apr 1, 2011 Case: 10-CT-504136 Judge Gagliardi
The defendant was stopped for not having his license plate illuminated. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and watery eyes. His movements were slow and he almost fell to the ground. According to the officer, he failed the roadside tests. For example, on the walk and turn, he missed heel to toe and stepped off the line. He was arrested for DUI and then blew .101 and .104 in the breath machine.
Prior to trial, the State Dropped the DUI.
Mar 30, 2011 Case: 2011-CT-000064 (JURY TRIAL) Judge Epperson
The defendant was stopped for making a wide right turn, cutting across three lanes of traffic, and weaving for four to five miles. The officer who made the traffic stop observed an odor of alcohol, very slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. He then called for a DUI Task Force Officer. That officer, who is also a Drug Recognition Expert, arrived and conducted a DUI investigation. He observed an odor of alcohol, swaying, and red/glossy eyes. The defendant performed roadsides which were video taped at the scene. According to the DUI Task Force Officer, he performed poorly and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he was on tape in the patrol car cursing and stating he wished the officers were dead. He then refused the breath test.
The Jury found the defendant Not Guilty in five minutes.
Mar 30, 2011 Case: 2010-CT-016854-A-0 Judge Brewer
The defendant was stopped for weaving on the roadway in his ATV. The officer observed a flushed face, swaying, staggering, and watery eyes. The defendant was unable to stand so for safety reasons no roadsides were conducted. The officer arrested the defendant for DUI believing he was impaired by a chemical and/or controlled substance.
The State Dismissed the DUI.
Mar 25, 2011 Case: 2010-CT-028545AXX Judge Damico
The defendant was found by the police passed out in his car at a turn lane where the light was red. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and red eyes. The defendant stated he had three to four beers. According to the officer's vague report, he performed poorly on roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. He later refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Mar 24, 2011 Case: 10-000925MM10A Judge Fry
The defendant was stopped for driving at night without headlights. In addition, the vehicle was smoking heavily. The officer made some observations that are consistent with DUI and subsequently called for a DUI task force deputy. The deputy observed a strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes as well as slurred speech. The deputy than had the defendant perform several field sobriety tests on video. The defendant was arrested for DUI and blew a .112 in the breath machine.
The State dropped the DUI.
Mar 24, 2011 Case: 2010-MM-011073-A Judge Schott
The defendant was found by police with his car pressed up against a stop sign. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, red eyes, and slurred speech. There was also beer in the car. At the scene, he performed poorly on roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. Back at the station, and after his arrest, he performed the roadsides again on video tape.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Mar 18, 2011 Case: 07-028028MM10A Judge Ross
The defendant was stopped for failing to yield while cutting off a police officer. The stopping officer observed a strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, flushed face and slurred speech. The officer then called for a DUI task force deputy. After making the same observations the deputy had the defendant perform field sobriety tests. Subsequent to his performance, the defendant was arrested for DUI.
The DUI was subsequently Dismissed.
Mar 10, 2011 Case: CT-009264-XEF Judge Lefler
The defendant was stopped for driving the wrong way down a one way street. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, slow movements, and at times his speech was not coherent. He refused the roadside tests on video and was arrested for DUI. He then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Mar 10, 2011 Case: CT-003308-XGA Judge Lefler
The defendant was found passed out at an intersection. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and he appeared very lethargic. According to the officers, he failed the roadside tests. For example, on the walk and turn test, he stumbled on the turn and stepped off the line. On the one leg stand, he put his foot down, hopped and used his arms for balance. He was then arrested for DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Mar 3, 2011 Case: 10-002891MM10A Judge Lerner-Wren
The defendant was stopped for speeding (64mph in a 40mph zone). Contact was made with the defendant and the officer observed slurred speech, bloodshot eyes and a strong odor of alcohol. The defendant admitted to drinking 4 Heinekens. The defendant allegedly performed poorly on the walk and turn, one leg stand, as well as the finger to nose test. The defendant was subsequently arrested for DUI. This was the defendant's 2nd DUI.
The State dropped the DUI.
Mar 2, 2011 Case: 2010-CT-103186 Judge Kelly
The defendant was found by police passed out in his vehicle. The officer observed loud speech, bloodshot eyes, and an odor of alcohol. He was also leaning against the car for support and stated he had three beers. According to the officer, he performed poorly on the video taped roadside tests. He was then arrested for DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Mar 1, 2011 Case: 2010-MM-005497A Judge Woodard
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and unsteadiness. They also noticed thick tongued speech and swaying. The defendant refused to do the roadside tests. After his arrest for DUI, he refused the breath test.
On the day of jury trial, the State Dropped he DUI.
Feb 28, 2011 Case: 8184-XEE Judge Krieger-Martin
The defendant was stopped for making an improper turn by driving over the median. Officers observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and low speech. The defendant performed the roadside tests at the request of the officer. For example, on the finger to nose, he did not remove his finger from his nose and missed the tip of his nose. On the walk and turn, he paused to regain his balance and raised his arms for balance. He was then arrested for DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Feb 24, 2011 Case: 2010-MM-011381A Judge Herr
The defendant was found passed out in his car on the grass next to the roadway. The officer approached the car and ordered the defendant out of the car upon awaking him. The officer then noticed an odor of alcohol, thick tongued speech, a confused look, and he almost fell to the ground. The defendant could not perform the roadside tests due his intoxicated condition. He was arrested for DUI and then blew a .222 and .223 in the breath machine.
The Judge Granted the motion and threw out all the evidence. The State then Dismissed the DUI.
Feb 24, 2011 Case: 10-CT-5376 Judge Epperson
The defendant was stopped by police after his wife called police that he was drunk and they had a verbal argument. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, swaying, and bloodshot eyes. He refused the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest for DUI, he refused the breath test.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Feb 23, 2011 Case: 09-007940MM10A (JURY TRIAL) Judge Brown
The defendant was stopped for driving at a high rate of speed and running a red light. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. There was an open beer in the car, the defendant was uneasy on his feet, and used the car for support. According to the officer, he performed poorly on the field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he refused the breath test.
The Jury found the defendant Not Guilty.
Feb 23, 2011 Case: 2010-CT-019242AXXX (JURY TRIAL) Judge Bonavita
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and slurred speech. The defendant used the door for balance while exiting the car and was slow in his responses to the officer. He performed roadside tests at the request of the officer. For example, on the leg stand, he put his foot down and swayed. On the walk and turn, he missed heel to toe, stumbled on the turn, took an incorrect number of steps, and used his arms for balance. On the alphabet test, he mixed up all the letters after the letter "W". He was arrested for DUI and then refused the breath test.
The Jury found the Defendant Not Guilty.
Feb 22, 2011 Case: 08-025738MM10A Judge Brown
The defendant was found passed out in his car by the police in a parking lot. The officers, upon waking up the defendant, noticed an odor of alcohol, watery eyes, and slow speech. The defendant stated he drank three mixed drinks. He performed very poorly on roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he blew a .107 and .101 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Feb 3, 2011 Case: CT-000151-XEH Judge Dominguez
The defendant was stopped by the police for violating the right of way at a cross-walk. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and glassy eyes. According to the officers, he performed poorly on the field sobriety tests which were video taped. He was then arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he blew a .080 and .087 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jan 31, 2011 Case: 48-2009-CT-001342 Judge Ansbro
The defendant was stopped for weaving. The officer observed an odor of alcohol and very slow speech. According to the officer, the defendant performed poorly on the roadside tests. For example, on the walk and turn, he did not touch heel to toe and stepped off the line. On the one leg stand, he put his foot down. He was arrested for DUI and then refused the breath test.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Jan 24, 2011 Case: 573896-X (JURY TRIAL) Judge Gayles
The defendant was stopped for driving with no headlights, speeding, and weaving two times. The officer who made the stop observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, red eyes, and a flushed face. He also observed the defendant to have very poor balance. In other words, according to the officer, the defendant could hardly stand up without the use of his van. He then called for a DUI officer who made somewhat similar observations. That officer conducted the HGN (eye test). It then started to rain heavily, so the the officers arrested the defendant for DUI. This was the defendant's FOURTH DUI.
The Jury found the defendant Not Guilty in less than ten minutes.
Jan 20, 2011 Case: 08-3403MM10A Judge Lerner-Wren
The defendant was stopped for veering over the lane marker 4 times into the bicycle lane. After the stop, the officer noticed a strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, as well as being unsteady while exiting the car. The stopping officer called for another officer to conduct the field sobriety tests. The DUI officer noticed that the defendant was swaying side to side and asked him if he had been drinking. The defendant told the officer that he had a few beers. The defendant performed and allegedly failed the HGN (eye test), one leg stand and walk and turn test. The defendant was subsequently arrested and blew a .150 in the breath machine. This was the defendant's 2nd DUI.
Subsequent to losing the breath test evidence the State dropped the DUI.
Jan 19, 2011 Case: 10-CT-500193 (JURY TRIAL) Judge Gonzalez
The defendant was stopped for speeding and straddling the lane markers. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. The defendant performed the field sobriety tests for the officer which were not video taped. For example, on the walk and turn, he fell backwards, did not touch heel to toe, and used his arms for balance. On the one leg stand, he put his foot down four times and swayed. The defendant was very argumentative with the arresting officer after his arrest for DUI. He then refused the breath test.
The Jury found the Defendant Not Guilty in less than fifteen minutes.
Jan 19, 2011 Case: CT-10-5372ELASP Judge Carballo
The defendant was stopped as he drove around a police car almost striking that patrol car. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and watery eyes. The officer noticed swaying and stumbling. The defendant stated he had three beers. According to the officer, he failed the roadside tests which were video taped. For example, on the walk an turn, he used his arms for balance, stepped off the line, and did not touch heel to toe. On the one leg stand, he used his arms for balance and put his foot down. After his arrest for DUI, he refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jan 13, 2011 Case: 2010-CT-010557AXXX (JURY TRIAL) Judge Eissey
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, red eyes, and slow, mumbled, slurred speech. The defendant first stated she had nothing to drink and then said she had one drink. She appeared sleepy to the officer and had comprehension problems. She performed roadside tests at the request of the officer on video tape. For example, on the walk and turn, she took an incorrect number of steps, did not count out loud, did not walk heel to toe, and stumbled. On the alphabet test, she stated it wrong before saying it the right way. On the finger to nose, she failed to touch the tip of her nose and did not remove her finger from her nose. On the one leg stand, she swayed and bent her leg. She was arrested for DUI and later refused the breath test.
The Jury found the defendant Not Guilty in less than fifteen minutes.
Jan 9, 2011 Case: CT-009453-XEF Judge Lefler
The defendant was stopped for running a red light. The officer observed the defendant to be confused, have an odor of alcohol, and bloodshot eyes. According to the officer, she failed the video taped roadside tests. For example, on the walk and turn test, she took an incorrect number of steps, did not count out loud, and lost her balance. On the one leg stand, she put her foot down and used her arms for balance. She was then arrested for DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jan 8, 2011 Case: CT-007655XEY Judge Lefler
The defendant was found passed out in his car in a parking lot. His friends had driven him there and he decided not to drive and just sleep it off. The officers noticed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and swaying. He performed very poorly on the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he blew a .191 and .189 in the breath machine.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Dec 20, 2010 Case: 48-09-CT-006660-O Judge Shoemaker
The defendant was stopped for failure to maintain a single lane. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech and swaying. He performed poorly on the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. The defendant then blew a .174 and .161 in the breath machine.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Dec 20, 2010 Case: 48-2009-CT-012766-O Judge Jewitt
The defendant was stopped for a violation of right of way. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, red eyes, and slurred speech. According to the officer's vague report, he failed the roadside tests. After his arrest for DUI, he blew .080 in the breath macine.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Dec 17, 2010 Case: 05-2010-CT-006300AXXX Judge Atkin
The defendant was the at fault driver in a traffic crash. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and dilated pupils. The defendant was also observed swaying. No roadside tests were conducted due to the defendant being transported to the hospital. Later on, the defendant was arrested for DUI and he refused to give a blood, breath or urine test.
Prior to trial, the State Dropped the DUI.
Dec 15, 2010 Case: 48-2009-CT-006604-O Judge Barlow Jr.
The defendant was stopped for weaving and speeding. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, a tired look, glassy eyes, and staggering. He performed poorly on the roadside tests according to the officer which were not video taped. After his arrest for DUI, he then blew a .126, .126, then a .124 and .123 in the breath machine.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Dec 14, 2010 Case: 09-12881MM10A (JURY TRIAL) Judge Cowart
The defendant was seen by an officer crashing his car into a fence on wet ground. The officer observed the defendant to have an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, and be very unsteady. The defendant did not do any roadside tests on scene because it started to rain so the officer simply arrested the defendant for DUI. After his arrest, he performed the roadside tests on video at the breath alcohol testing facility (ie. the BAT). While there, he attempted to give a breath sample, but could not provide valid samples so the police called it a refusal.
The Jury found the defendant Not Guilty.
Dec 7, 2010 Case: 6037-XDL Judge Bloom
The defendant was stopped for weaving and running a red light. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and mush mouthed speech. The defendant performed the eye test (HGN) and then was arrested for DUI. He refused all other roadside tests and refused the breath test.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Dec 7, 2010 Case: 3102-XED Judge Bloom
The defendant was involved in crash whereby he was the at fault driver. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and watery eyes. The defendant stated he did have some drinks. No roadside tests were conducted on the defendant. He was arrested for DUI. Blood was taken from the defendant and he tested positive for cocaine and his blood alcohol level was a .174.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Dec 3, 2010 Case: 2009-CT-027428AXXX Judge Hanser
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. He admitted to having a couple of vodka drinks. According to the officer, he failed the roadside tests which were video taped. After his arrest for DUI, he refused the breath test.
The State Dismissed the DUI a few days prior to the jury trial date.
Dec 2, 2010 Case: 2009-CT-023637AXX Judge Eissey
The defendant was stopped by the police for crossing over the stop bar at a red light and then nearly colliding with another car. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol. The defendant refused the roadside tests and asked for a blood test. After his arrest for DUI, he blew a .218 and .221 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Nov 16, 2010 Case: 10-502946CT Judge Gagliardi
The defendant was stopped for weaving and drifting. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, red eyes, and slurred speech. He performed roadside tests at the officer's request which were not video taped. For example, on the one leg stand, he put his foot down and counted the same number twice. On the walk and turn, he stepped off the line and did not touch heel to toe. He was arrested for DUI and then he refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Nov 10, 2010 Case: 10-CT-1557 Judge Roberts
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, watery eyes and he fumbled through his paperwork. According to the officer, he almost lost his balance upon getting out of the car. He performed very poorly on the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. He then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Nov 8, 2010 Case: CT-003078-XDY Judge Courtney
The defendant was stopped for weaving. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol and red eyes. The defendant stated he drank four beers. According to the officer, he failed the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he blew a .094 and .084 in the breath machine. This was the defendant's fourth DUI offense.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Nov 5, 2010 Case: CT-1744-XDY Judge Conrad
The defendant was stopped for almost hitting an officer in a head on collision. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, unstable balance, and bloodshot eyes. He then performed the roadside tests which were video taped. According to the officer, he failed the HGN (eye test), walk and turn, and one leg stand. He was then arrested for DUI and refused the breath test. This was the defendant's second DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Nov 1, 2010 Case: 2009-CT-003603 Judge Steele
The defendant was stopped for weaving all over the road as observed by the police and other drivers. The officer noticed a very mild odor of alcohol, she leaned against the car for support, and almost fell over to the ground. Her eyes were glassy and she had slurred/mumbled speech. The defendant started to perform the roadside tests but almost fell over and they were stopped for her safety. She was arrested for DUI. The officers believed she was impaired by a chemical and/or controlled substance, not alcohol.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Nov 1, 2010 Case: 09-023257MM10A Judge Seidman
The defendant was allegedly the "at fault" driver in a 5 car accident. The defendant was accused of hitting a series of vehicles which were stopped at a red light. Both fire rescue and officers noticed a strong odor of alcohol. In addition, they observed slurred speech and the defendant appeared drowsy. She was subsequently taken to the hospital. The defendant was read her Miranda rights and she stated that she didn't recall being involved in an accident. She then stated that she consumed maker's mark as well as some frozen drinks. The officer stated that he could not determine the defendant's address due to the high level of impairment. The defendant subsequently consented to a blood draw. The result was allegedly a .09 blood alcohol level.
The State dropped the DUI after the above hearing.
Oct 29, 2010 Case: 10-504609CT Judge Adams
The defendant was stopped for failing to maintain a single lane. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and a flushed face. According to the officer, he performed poorly on the roadside tests. He also vomited three times. He was arrested for DUI and blew a .105 and .095 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Oct 29, 2010 Case: 2010-CT-012438AMB Judge Moyle
The defendant was stopped by police as he drove into a crash scene involving a fatality. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and slightly slurred speech. A flask was spotted in the car along with a Jack Daniels glass bottle. After performing roadside tests not up to the standards of the officer, he was arrested for DUI. He later refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Oct 27, 2010 Case: CT-008894-XEF Judge Courtney
The defendant was stopped for running a red light. The officer observed an odor of alcohol and bloodshot eyes. On the walk and turn test, she did not touch heel to toe and stepped off the line. On the one leg stand tests, she swayed. She was then arrested for DUI and refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Oct 27, 2010 Case: CT-008736-XEF Judge Courtney
The defendant was stopped for running a stop sign and weaving. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, he admitted drinking wine, and watery eyes. The officer wrote in his report the defendant nearly fell, swayed as he stood, and stumbled. The defendant performed the roadside tests at the request of the officer on video tape. After doing them, he was arrested for DUI.
The State dropped the DUI.
Oct 27, 2010 Case: CT-001467-XDY Judge Courtney
The defendant was stopped for being passed out in the driver's seat at a red light. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. According to the officer, he leaned against his car for balance. He refused all roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. This was the defendant's second DUI arrest.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Oct 27, 2010 Case: CT-OO9044-XEF Judge Courtney
The defendant was the at fault driver in a rear end crash. The officer observed an odor of alcohol and glassy eyes. The defendant performed the roadside tests at the request of the officer which were video taped by the officer's in car camera. For example, on the one leg stand, she put her foot down, swayed, and used her arms for balance. On the walk and turn test, she did not touch heel to toe, stepped off the line, and took an incorrect number of steps. She was then arrested for DUI.
Prior to any motion being argued, the State Dropped the DUI.
Oct 25, 2010 Case: 4627-XDY Judge Seff
The defendant was stopped for having a suspended license during a routine records check. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and watery eyes. According to the officer, he failed the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. After is arrest, he blew a .080 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
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