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Jul 12, 2010 Case: 09-013874MM10A Judge Cowart
The defendant was stopped for driving out of control and almost colliding with other cars on the road. The officer walked up to the driver and observed a strong odor of alcohol and red glassy eyes. The defendant agreed to perform field sobriety tests. On the walk and turn test, the defendant allegedly failed to follow instructions and was extremely unsteady on his feet. On the one leg stand, the defendant dropped his foot several times. He was subsequently arrested for DUI.
The State dropped the DUI.
Jul 12, 2010 Case: CT-008452-XCF Judge Conrad
The defendant was stopped for speeding and weaving. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, red eyes, and slurred speech. According to the officer, he performed poorly on the field sobriety tests was arrested for DUI. He then blew a .162 and .156 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jun 30, 2010 Case: 2009-CT-0065242AMB Judge Bonavita
The defendant was stopped for driving with no headlights. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. According to the officer, she failed the roadside tests which were video taped. For example, on the walk and turn, she did not touch heel to toe and did not count aloud. On the finger to nose, she missed the tip of her nose. After her arrest for DUI, she blew a .119 and .115 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jun 28, 2010 Case: 488341-X Judge Seraphin
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officers noticed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and slurred speech. They also observed empty beer bottles in the car. She performed poorly on the roadside tests. For example, on the walk and turn, she stepped off the line, paused to regain her balance, and raised her arms for balance. On the one leg stand, she put her foot down and swayed. She was arrested for DUI and blew a .129 and .125 in the breath machine.
The State Dismissed the DUI on the morning of trial.
Jun 25, 2010 Case: 2010-CT-20874 Judge Atkin
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer noticed the defendant to have an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and glassy eyes. He admitted to having a couple of drinks. According to the officer, he performed poorly on the field sobriety tests. For example, on the one leg stand, he put his foot down numerous times. On the walk and turn, he lost his balance and did not touch heel to toe. He was then arrested for DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jun 22, 2010 Case: 7496-GGW Judge Huey
The defendant was stopped for running a red light and straddling the lane markers. The officer noticed glassy eyes, fumbling with his documents, and difficulty with depth perception. He also noticed the defendant had unusual movements and was very animated. The defendant performed the roadside tests and according to the officer he failed everyone of them. He was arrested for DUI on the probable cause that he was impaired by a chemical and/or controlled substance.
The State Dismissed the DUI.
Jun 21, 2010 Case: 1402-XED Judge Ortiz
The defendant was the at fault driver in a rear end crash. The officer who arrived first observed the defendant to have an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, and he was off balance. He performed very poorly on the roadside tests. For example, on the one leg stand test, he put his foot down and swayed. On the walk and turn test, he stepped off the line, lost his balance, and did not touch heel to toe. He was arrested for DUI and then blew a .277 and .269 in the breath machine. This was the defendant's second DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jun 15, 2010 Case: 08-026630MM10A Judge Murphy
The defendant was stopped for nearly crashing into a police officer who had his lights on. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes and slurred and stuttered speech. As she exited the vehicle the officer noticed that she was uneasy on her feet. She then slipped towards a gas pump, catching herself with the open door. She initially agreed to perform field sobriety tests but later refused. She was subsequently arrested for DUI. At the jail, she walked stagger stepped. At one point, she bounced off of the concrete wall.
The State dropped the DUI on the morning of trial.
Jun 14, 2010 Case: 5064-XDY (JURY TRIAL) Judge Ortiz
The defendant was stopped for running a red light. As he pulled over, he almost hit a parked car. The officer who stopped him, observed an odor of alcohol, heavy slurred speech, a dazed look, and what appeared to be a urine stain on his pants. He then called for a DUI unit. The DUI officer made similar observations. The defendant was asked to submit to roadside tests and he complied. According to the officer, he failed them all. For example, on the walk and turn, he stepped off the line and took the wrong number of steps. On the one leg stand, he put his foot down and swayed. Finally, on the finger to nose test, he never removed his finger from his nose each time or touched the tip of his nose. He was then arrested for DUI.
In the middle of his jury trial testimony, due to his lack of credibility, the State dismissed the DUI.
Jun 14, 2010 Case: 09-022623MM10A (JURY TRIAL) Judge Ireland
The defendant was stopped for driving past a State Trooper at 90 plus miles per hour and cutting across three lanes of travel. The officer observed an odor of alcohol and bloodshot eyes. The defendant performed the roadside tests at the officer's request. For example, on the alphabet test, he only got to the letter "T" then messed up the rest of the letters letters. On the one leg stand, he hopped and put his foot down. He was then arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he refused the breath test.
The Jury found the defendant NOT GUILTY.
Jun 12, 2010 Case: 09-003338MM10A Judge Seidman
The defendant was stopped for weaving on the roadway. The officer who stopped the defendant observed a strong odor of alcohol and bloodshot eyes. The defendant admitted to drinking a few beers. Subsequently, an officer with a video camera was called to the scene. The DUI officer made the same observations and requested field sobriety tests. The defendant refused to perform any tests and was arrested for DUI.
The State dropped the DUI on the morning of trial.
Jun 12, 2010 Case: 48-2009-CT-006663-O Judge Shoemaker
The defendant was stopped for no tag lights. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. According to the officer, he performed poorly on roadside tests which were not taped. He was then arrested for DUI and refused the breath test.
On the morning of trial, the DUI was Dismissed.
Jun 12, 2010 Case: 48-2009-CT-000771-E Judge Allen
The defendant was stopped for making an illegal U-turn. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slow speech, and red eyes. According to the officer, her performed poorly on the roadside tests, which were not video taped, and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he blew a .190 and .189 in the breath machine.
On the morning of trial, the DUI was Dismissed.
Jun 7, 2010 Case: CT-005923-XEC Judge Huey
The defendant was found by the police passed out in his car. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred/thick tongued speech, and he swayed as he stood. After performing the roadsides very poorly on video tape, he was arrested for DUI. He then refused the breath test. This was the defendant's Second DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
May 26, 2010 Case: 09-3124MM10A (JURY TRIAL) Judge Robinson
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer who made the traffic stop observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. He then called for a DUI unit. The officer who responded observed the same as above plus a flushed face, stumbling, and the defendant holding the car door for support. The defendant refused to perform the roadsides. He was arrested for DUI and then refused the breath test. This was the defendant's fourth DUI arrest.
The Jury found the defendant Not Guilty. It should be noted, the firm won the defendant's third DUI arrest for DUI at a jury trial also.
May 26, 2010 Case: 09-015087MM10A Judge Murphy
The defendant hit a parked car in a parking lot. When the officer arrived, he observed the defendant to have an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. The defendant stated he had been drinking. On the one leg stand test, the defendant could only hold his foot up for 4 seconds then could not complete the task. On the finger to nose test, the defendant missed his nose and used the wrong hand. He was arrested for DUI and then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
May 20, 2010 Case: CT-001285-XDY Judge Thomas
The defendant crashed his car into a telephone pole. When officers arrived, they noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and unsteadiness. He was slow to respond to the officers' commands and had glassy/droopy eyes. He refused to do the roadside tests and then refused the breath test. This was the defendant's second DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
May 19, 2010 Case: 09-007486MM10A Judge Lazarus
The defendant was stopped for driving 63mph in a 35mph zone. The stopping officer was a member of the DUI task force. His initial observations were an odor of alcohol, bloodshot/watery eyes, slurred speech, lethargic movements and a flushed face. The deputy observed swaying while the defendant exited the vehicle. Based on the observations, the deputy requested that the defendant perform field sobriety tests. On the walk and turn test the defendant failed to touch heel to toe and stepped off the line. On the one leg stand test the defendant dropped his foot four separate times. On the finger to nose test the defendant failed to touch the tip of his nose on all six attempts. The defendant was arrested for DUI and provided a urine sample which tested positive for cannabis.
The State dropped the DUI on the morning of trial.
May 18, 2010 Case: 2009-CT-009929AXXX (JURY TRIAL) Judge Bonavita
The defendant was stopped for driving 100 mph in a 45 mph zone. The officer who made the stop observed an odor of alcohol, delayed responses, extremely slurred speech, and red/glassy eyes. He then called for another officer to conduct the DUI investigation. The other officer, who was doing his first DUI investigation, observed slurred speech, an odor of alcohol, a slight sway, and the defendant admitted to having three beers. The defendant agreed to perform the roadside tests which were not video taped. He performed the HGN (eye test), walk and turn, one leg stand, alphabet, and finger to nose tests. According to the officer, he failed and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he blew a .141 and .138 in the breath machine.
The Jury found the defendant NOT GUILTY.
May 11, 2010 Case: 2010-CT-001793AXX Judge Moyle
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, mumbled speech, and glassy eyes. He admitted to drinking a long island iced tea. He performed poorly on roadside tests according to the officer. For example, on the walk and turn, he raised his arms, failed to touch heel to toe, and stepped off the line. On the one leg stand, he swayed and did not look at his foot. On the finger to nose, he did not touch the tip of nose several times. After his arrest for DUI, he blew a .139 and .135 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
May 10, 2010 Case: 2010-MM-004357A Judge Woodard
The defendant was stopped for driving on the rim of his tire with sparks flying. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, an the defendant stated he drank 2-3 beers. He was then asked to perform the roadside tests to which he complied. For example, on the walk and turn, he failed to touch heel to toe and lost his balance. On the one leg stand, he put his foot down and did not look at his foot. After his arrest, he blew a .176, .132, and .138 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
May 4, 2010 Case: 8126-XEJ Judge Ortiz
The defendant was stopped for running a red light and speeding. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. The defendant failed the roadside tests. For example, on the walk and turn, she lost her balance, stepped off the line, and took more than the required nine steps. On the one leg stand, she put her foot down, swayed, and used her arms for balance. She was arrested for DUI and then blew a .137 and .133 in the breath machine.
The State dropped the DUI.
May 4, 2010 Case: 2009-CT-3067 Judge Townsend
The defendant was stopped for driving under the influence. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. According to the two officers on scene, he failed the field sobriety tests. He was arrested for DUI and then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
May 1, 2010 Case: 09-115MM10A Judge Ross
The defendant was found by the police in a vehicle that was smoking from the engine. He was in the driver's seat, the keys were in the ignition, and he was slumped over the wheel/ passed out. Upon awaking the defendant, the officer observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and slurred speech. The defendant stumbled out of the car and almost fell over. The defendant refused the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. He then refused a breath test.
THE STATE DROPPED THE DUI on the morning of the trial.
Apr 28, 2010 Case: 09-0631XBZTES-14 Judge Sestak
The defendant was involved in a crash whereby he sideswiped another car. The officer observed slurred speech, red/glassy eyes, and a flushed face. The officer also found a Xanax pill on the defendant. The officer concluded he was impaired by a controlled substance (ie. Xanax). He performed poorly on the roadside tests according to the police. For example, on the walk and turn, he lost his balance and did not touch heel to toe. On the balance test, he swayed and opened his eyes. He was then arrested for DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Apr 26, 2010 Case: 2010-CT-1925 Judge Boyer
The defendant was stopped for driving the wrong way. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and slightly slurred speech. The defendant admitted to drinking 5-6 drinks. According the officer, he failed the field sobriety tests. After his arrrest, he blew a .108 in the breath machine.
On the day of trial, the State Dropped the DUI.
Apr 19, 2010 Case: 8291-XEJ Judge Krieger-Martin
The defendant was involved in a rear end crash which he was at fault. The officers noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and watery eyes. The defendant performed poorly on the roadside tests per the officer. For example, on the one leg stand, he put his foot down and used his arms for balance. On the walk and turn, he stepped off the line, did not touch heel to toe, and did not turn correctly. He was arrested for DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Apr 19, 2010 Case: 9242-XDY Judge Miranda
The defendant was stopped after leaving the scene of an accident. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and slurred speech. The defendant performed poorly on the one leg stand and HGN (eye test). For example, on the one leg stand, he put his foot down, raised his arms for balance, and swayed. He was then arrested for DUI, DUI causing property damage, and leaving the scene of an accident. After his arrest, he refused the breath test.
The DUI and all other charges were dismissed on Speedy trial grounds due to many discovery violations by the State throughout the course of the case.
Apr 16, 2010 Case: 2009-CT-001728 Judge Jancewicz
The defendant was stopped for crossing the white stop bar and driving into an intersection. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, slow body movements, and he fumbled with his paperwork. According to the officer, he failed the roadside tests. After his arrest for DUI, he blew a .140 and .135 in the breath machine.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Apr 13, 2010 Case: CT-3080-XDY Judge Conrad
The defendant was stopped for weaving. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and she stated she had one beer. She performed the roadside tests at the request of the officer. For example, on the walk and turn, she stepped off the line, failed to touch heel to toe, and took the incorrect number of steps. On the HGN (eye test), the officer observed an angle of onset prior to 45 degrees and nystagmus at maximum deviation. According to the officer she failed and was arrested for DUI. She then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Apr 13, 2010 Case: 10-007617MM10A Judge Gottleib
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The deputy observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot watery eyes as well as slurred speech. The defendant agreed to perform field sobriety tests. On the one leg stand the defendant began to hop and dropped his foot on the count of 1 and 4. On the finger to nose test the officer testified that the defendant missed the tip of his nose with the tip of his finger. On the walk and turn the officer stated that the defendant failed to walk heel to toe and stepped of the line several times. The defendant had his son in the car who was a minor which resulted in an enhanced DUI arrest.
The State dropped the DUI.
Apr 10, 2010 Case: 2010-CT-002732-AXXX Judge Carr
The defendant was stopped for weaving. The officer observed an odor of alcohol and bloodshot eyes. The defendant performed roadside tests which were video taped. For example, on the walk and turn, he used his arms for balance and failed to touch heel to toe. On the one leg stand, he swayed and put his foot down. He was then arrested for DUI and then blew .091 and .091 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Apr 6, 2010 Case: 48-2010-CT-002943-O Judge Ansbro
The defendant drove into a complex swerving and almost hitting a guard gate. A security guard observed all of the defendant's driving. The defendant then got out of the car and laid on the grass. The security guard then called the police as he believed the defendant to be intoxicated. When the officer arrived the defendant was laying on the grass. He observed the defendant to have an odor of alcohol, red eyes, and thick tongued speech. The defendant stated to the officer he drank beer, wanted to die, and he f'd up. An open empty bottle of beer was found in the defendant's car. He did not perform any roadsides and was arrested for DUI. He then refused the breath test.
The State then Dropped the DUI.
Apr 1, 2010 Case: 2009-CT-016461 Judge Cheek
The defendant was stopped for weaving. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and he fumbled with his paperwork. He admitted to drinking wine. According to the officer, he failed the field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI.
THE DUI WAS DISMISSED.
Mar 31, 2010 Case: CT-2616-XDY Judge Mcneil
The defendant was involved in a one car traffic crash. After the crash, he went into his house and had a couple of drinks. When he came outside from his house, the officer he came into contact with smelled an odor of alcohol and saw bloodshot eyes. The defendant then performed very poorly on roadside tests on video tape. For example, he missed heel to toe, used his arms for balance, and lost his balance. On the one leg stand, he swayed, put his foot down four times, and used his arms for balance. He was arrested for DUI and refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Mar 23, 2010 Case: 09-CT-507331 Judge Adams
The defendant was stopped for driving with no headlights. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes and he seemed confused. The defendant admitted to taking Xanax. He performed poorly on the roadside exercises. For example, on the walk and turn, he did not touch heel to toe and stepped off the line numerous times. On the one leg stand, he swayed and used his arms for balance. He was arrested for DUI.
The State dropped the DUI.
Mar 23, 2010 Case: 07-004361MM10A Judge Gehl
The defendant was involved in a rear-end crash for which he was at fault. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, flushed face, stumbling, and bloodshot eyes. The defendant performed the roadside tests at the request of the officer. For example, on the walk and turn, the defendant did not touch heel to toe, stepped off the line, and started to early. On the one leg stand, he put his foot down a few times and used his arms for balance. He was arrested for DUI and then refused the breath test.
After reviewing the depo, the State Dropped the DUI.
Mar 22, 2010 Case: 1927-XED Judge Ortiz
The defendant crashed his car into a fence after driving at a high rate of speed. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, a flushed face, and he had trouble maintaining his balance. The officers suspected he was impaired by a chemical and/or controlled substance, not alcohol. This was after their investigation was complete. The conclusion was based on the eye test (ie. HGN). He was requested to give urine after his arrest for DUI and he refused.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Mar 19, 2010 Case: 09-001670CTMA Judge Tinlin
The defendant was stopped for reckless driving. She allegedly was driving all over the roadway. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and she was unsteady on her feet. The officer found an open cup of red wine in the car. She refused the roadside tests and the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Mar 19, 2010 Case: 09-CT-013888AXXX Judge Hanser
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and the defendant admitted to having 4-5 drinks. He then performed the roadside tests for the officer. For example, on the walk and turn, he lost his balance during the instructions, missed heel to toe, and used his arms for balance. After his arrest for DUI, he blew a .146 and .139.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Mar 19, 2010 Case: 08-CT-0011633 Judge Brewer
The defendant was stopped for speeding and running a stop sign. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, rambling speech, and red eyes. The defendant appeared confused. He then performed the roadside tests at the request of the officer. For example, on the one leg stand, he swayed and used his arms for balance. On the walk and turn, he did not touch heel to toe, stepped off the line, and raised his arms. After his arrest for DUI, he blew a .084 and .081 which were both over the legal limit.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Mar 15, 2010 Case: 341851-W Judge Seraphin
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, fair speech, and bloodshot eyes. On the balance exercise, he estimated 42 seconds for 30 seconds and swayed. On the finger to nose, he missed the tip of his nose all 6 times. After his arrest for DUI, he refused the breath test. This was the defendant's second DUI.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Mar 15, 2010 Case: 4859-FZP Judge Ortiz
The defendant was stopped for running a flashing red light. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred/mumbled speech, and bloodshot eyes. She was unable to keep her balance while standing. She refused the roadsides and the breath test.
The DUI was dismissed.
Mar 9, 2010 Case: 2009-CT-008693-O Judge Jewett
The defendant was stopped for weaving. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and she admitted having three beers. She performed poorly on roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. After her arrest, she blew a .123 a.120 in the breath machine.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Mar 6, 2010 Case: 10-000626CT Judge Martin
The defendant was stopped for weaving several times. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol and balance problems. The defendant also admitted to drinking and had problems producing her driver's license and registration. She performed poorly on the roadsides according to the officer. For example, on the walk and turn, she lost her balance, failed to touch heel to toe, and took the incorrect number of steps. On the one leg stand, she used her arms for balance and put her foot down. She was arrested for DUI and then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Mar 3, 2010 Case: 9058-XCM Judge Fernandez
The defendant was stopped for failing to stop at a red light while turning right and swerving. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, a flushed face, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. According to the officer, the defendant did not perform the roadsides to standards. For example, on the walk and turn, he stepped off the line, did not turn correctly, and lost his balance during the instructions. One the one leg stand, he put his foot down, swayed, and hopped. He was arrested for DUI and then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Feb 17, 2010 Case: 06-022369MM10A Judge Ireland
The defendant was stopped for driving in the wrong direction and running a red light. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, glassy eyes, and a flushed face. He refused to perform the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he refused to take the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Feb 16, 2010 Case: 2201-XED Judge Krieger-Martin
The defendant was stopped for speeding and almost colliding with another car. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and glassy eyes. According to the officers, he failed the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. For example, on the walk and turn, he paused to regain his balance, did not touch heel to toe, and stepped off the line. On the finger to nose, he missed the tip of his nose and did not remove his finger from his nose. After his arrest, he blew a .164 and .151 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Feb 9, 2010 Case: 2009-CT-3733 (JURY TRIAL) Judge Ashenafi-Richardson
The defendant was stopped for making a wide turn, almost striking a police car, and hitting a curb. The officer noticed and odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and slurred speech. The defendant swayed and had problems walking. At the beginning of the walk and turn exercise, the defendant was unable to hold the instructional stance. The defendant then started to ask questions about the consequences of refusing the tests. He never got a straight answer from the officer and was then arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he refused the breath test.
The Jury found the defendant Not Guilty.
Feb 8, 2010 Case: 2010-CT-015576 Judge Evans
The defendant was stopped as he approached a traffic crash scene at a high rate of speed and he came to an abrupt stop. Officers came up to the car and ordered him to roll down his windows. They observed the defendant to have an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and slow speech. While he was still inside the car, he was asked to perform roadside tests. He refused and when he finally stepped out of the car, he was arrested for DUI. He then refused the breath test.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Jan 29, 2010 Case: 2008-CT-7781 Judge Draper
The defendant was stopped for failing to maintain a single lane. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, a dazed look, and bloodshot eyes. The defendant stated he had a few drinks. He performed poorly on the roadside tests according to the officer and was arrested for DUI. For example, on the walk turn, he took the incorrect number of steps, raised his arms for balance, and did not touch heel to toe. After his arrest, he blew a .119 in the breath machine.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Jan 27, 2010 Case: 09-2080MM10A (JURY TRIAL) Judge Ireland
The defendant was the "at-fault" driver in a rear end crash. The officer arrived on scene and advised the defendant that he was conducting a DUI investigation. As he spoke with the defendant the officer observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot watery eyes and slurred speech. It should be noted that the video back at the police station indicated slurred speech as well. The defendant then performed a series of field sobriety tests. On the walk and turn test, the defendant swayed back and forth, failed to walk heel to toe, and stepped off the line several times. On the one leg stand test, the defendant stomped her foot several times and almost fell over. The test was discontinued for her safety. On the finger to nose test, the defendant failed to touch the tip of her nose on each attempt. The defendant was arrested for DUI.
The Jury found the defendant NOT GUILTY.
Jan 25, 2010 Case: 08-2585MM10A Judge Lerner-Wren
The defendant was involved in a traffic crash on the highway with extensive damage. The Trooper observed a strong odor of alcohol, extremely slurred speech and bloodshot eyes. The defendant then performed a series of field sobriety exercises. On the walk and turn test, the defendant failed to walk heel to toe and stepped off the line several times. On the HGN (eye test), she indicated all six clues of nystagmus. During the investigation, the Trooper spoke with an independent civilian witness that allegedly identified the defendant as the driver in the accident. The defendant was arrested for DUI.
The motion was granted and the state dropped the DUI.
Jan 20, 2010 Case: 08-03557MM10A Judge Lazarus
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer immediately observed an open 18 pack of bud light in the car with a green cup filled with beer. The officer observed a strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes as well as slurred speech. The officer then called for another deputy to perform the field sobriety tests. After failing to touch heel to toe on the walk and turn test as well as dropping his foot 4 times on the one leg stand, the defendant was arrested for DUI. Upon arrest, the first officer discovered 2 pill bottles in the vehicle. At the breath alcohol testing center the defendant performed the field sobriety tests again on video.
The State dropped the DUI on the morning of trial.
Jan 19, 2010 Case: 5297-XDQ Judge Ortiz
The defendant was involved in a rear-end collision in which she was at fault. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, and she had a hard time standing upright. The defendant could not perform any roadside tests up to standards due to her high level of intoxication. After her arrest for DUI, she refused the breath test. She was also arrested for resisting an officer without violence for not allowing the officers to cuff her and criminal mischief for kicking the patrol car.
The State Dropped the DUI and dismissed the other two charges.
Jan 12, 2010 Case: CT-000211-XEX Judge Mcneil
The defendant was stopped for running a stop sign. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, watery eyes, and he admitting drinking beers. According to the officer, he performed poorly on roadside tests which were taped. He was then arrested for DUI. He subsequently refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jan 12, 2010 Case: CT-002284-GKF Judge Dominguez
The defendant was stopped for weaving and speeding which was captured on tape. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and he admitted having a few drinks. He then performed the field sobriety tests on video tape. For example, on the walk and turn, he failed to maintain his balance 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 Dismissed the DUI.
Jan 10, 2010 Case: 08-019710MM10A Judge Murphy
The defendant was stopped for speeding as he was traveling over 100 miles per hour. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol and bloodshot eyes. The defendant performed poorly on roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. For example, on the walk and turn, he lost his balance and did not touch heel to toe. After his arrest, he blew a .181 and .169 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Jan 3, 2010 Case: 7828-XEJ Judge Krieger-Martin
The defendant was stopped for running a red light. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, glassy eyes, and he admitted to drinking. The defendant stumbled upon exiting the car. Due to "safety" concerns, the roadsides were done at the station to which the defendant performed poorly due to his level of intoxication. The defendant blew a .248 in the breath machine.
The DUI was Dismissed on the morning of trial.
Jan 3, 2010 Case: 2554-XED Judge Seraphin
The defendant was stopped for driving in the wrong direction. The officers noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. He also admitted to drinking wine. On the one leg stand test, he put his foot down more than three times and the test was stopped. On the walk and turn, he stepped off the line, did not touch heel to toe, and lost his balance. He was arrested for DUI and blew a .236 and a .236 in the breath machine.
The DUI was Dismissed on Speedy Trial grounds.
Jan 3, 2010 Case: 5112-XED Judge Krieger-Martin
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and slurred speech. The defendant admitted drinking beer. The defendant did not perform the roadside tests to standards and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest, the police also found marijuana on the defendant. He then blew a .176 in the breath machine.
The State Dismissed the DUI.
Jan 2, 2010 Case: 1760-XAC Judge Miranda
The defendant was involved in a rear end collision which he was not at fault. When the officer arrived, he observed the defendant to have an odor of alcohol and bloodshot eyes. The defendant stated he had been drinking that night. The defendant performed the roadside tests at the request of the officer. For example, on the walk and turn test, the defendant used his arms for balance, took the incorrect number of steps, and started to early. The defendant was arrested for DUI.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Dec 16, 2009 Case: 2009-CT-013048AXXX Judge Bosso-Pardo
The defendant was stopped after locking up his brakes and skidding into an intersection at a red light. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and a heavy Spanish accent. The defendant performed the roadside tests. For example, on the walk and turn, he took twelve steps instead of nine and turned incorrectly. On the one leg stand, he put his foot down and swayed. The defendant spoke very little English and no Spanish speaking officer was called to the scene. After his arrest for DUI, he refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Dec 10, 2009 Case: CT-000327-XCM Judge Lefler
The defendant was stopped by the police after witnesses called the police that the defendant was driving all over the road and almost crashing into traffic. An officer spotted the defendant and observed the defendant weaving and almost striking a concrete barrier. He then made a traffic stop. The officer, as well as the DUI unit called to the scene, observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. The DUI unit performed the HGN (eye test) and observed an angle of onset prior to 45 degrees and a lack of smooth pursuit in the defendant's eyes. He refused to perform any other exercises and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he tried to blow in the breath machine and give breath samples but the machine would not register valid/reliable samples. The police called it a refusal.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Dec 6, 2009 Case: 2008-CT-029970AXX Judge Bonavita
The defendant was stopped for swerving and nearly striking another car. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and slow/slurred speech. The defendant stated she could not do the roadside tests due to a foot injury. The officer stated in his reports that he never observed any problems with her. He arrested her for DUI and took her to the hospital to get checked out as a pre-cautionary measure. There, he asked for her a blood test and she refused.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Dec 2, 2009 Case: 08-002892-CTMA Judge Tinlin
The defendant was stopped for having no tag light. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot/watery eyes. The defendant performed roadside tests at the request of the officer. For example, on the one leg stand exercise, he put his foot down and swayed. On the walk and turn test, he stepped off he line, did not touch heel to toe, and took the incorrect number of steps. There was no video tape at the scene. After his arrest for DUI, he blew a .084 and .086 in the breath machine.
The State dropped the DUI.
Dec 1, 2009 Case: 04-6164MM10A Judge Diaz
The defendant was involved in a crash. Several officers arrived on scene and observed a strong odor of alcohol on the defendant's breath. The officers the approached the witnesses to the accident who then identified the defendant as the driver in the accident. The officers then spoke with the defendant and noticed slurred speech as well as bloodshot eyes. The defendant was asked to perform several field sobriety tests. On the one leg stand test, the defendant dropped his leg and almost fell over. The officer then conducted the HGN (eye test). The officer observed a jerking of the eyes that would indicate that the defendant had been drinking to excess. The defendant was arrested for DUI and blew a .181 in the breath machine.
On the morning of trial, the State dropped the DUI.
Dec 1, 2009 Case: 9154-XEC Judge Bloom
The defendant was stopped for driving on two flat tires. Once stopped, the officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred/mumbled speech, and bloodshot eyes. The defendant staggered as he stepped out of the car. Due to the defendant's level of intoxication, only one roadside was attempted which he failed. After being arrested for DUI, the defendant blew a .232 in the breath machine.
Just prior the motion hearing, the State dropped the DUI.
Dec 1, 2009 Case: 6025-XDX Judge Bloom
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and watery eyes. The defendant performed field sobriety tests at the request of the officer. For example, on the one leg stand test, the officer alleged in his reports that the defendant never raised his foot off the ground for the entire thirty seconds. On the walk and turn exercise, he did not touch heel to toe and walked backwards on the way back. After his arrest for DUI, he blew a .119 in the breath machine.
The DUI was dismissed.
Dec 1, 2009 Case: 2008CT023772AXXMA Judge Shore
The defendant was stopped for speeding and slamming on his brakes for no reason. The officer observed an odor of alcohol and bloodshot eyes. The defendant stated he had few drinks. A glass of rum was found in the car. The defendant performed the field sobriety tests at the request of the officer which were all captured on video tape. For example, on the walk and turn test, he missed heel to toe and stopped walking to regain his balance. On the one leg stand, the defendant swayed and hopped throughout the exercise. After his arrest for DUI, he blew a .093 and .093 in the breath machine. This was the defendant's second DUI.
The State dropped the DUI.
Nov 30, 2009 Case: 2009-CT-003826 Judge Epperson
The defendant was involved in a one car traffic crash. When the police arrived, he was outside of the car. He admitted being involved in the crash. The officers observed the defendant to have an odor of alcohol, stumbling, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. The defendant performed very poorly on the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he blew a .214 and .208 in the breath machine.
The State agreed with the motions and Dropped the DUI.
Nov 30, 2009 Case: 09-CT-000026AXXXMA Judge Tanner
The defendant was involved in a rear end crash. After the crash, he left the scene and was found by police almost two hours later laying in the grass. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and was unsteady on his feet. He admitted to being involved in the crash, fleeing the scene, being impaired, and drinking a bottle of alcohol. He failed all the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he blew a .183 and .187 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI prior to the motions being heard.
Nov 30, 2009 Case: 4398-FGR Judge Seraphin
The defendant was stopped for driving west bound in the east bound lane. The defendant had bloodshot eyes and a flushed face. The defendant performed the roadside tests at the request of the officer. For example, on the one leg stand, she put her foot down four times. On the finger to nose, she missed the tip of her nose, used the wrong hand, and did not remove her finger. She was arrested on the belief she was impaired by a chemical or controlled substance.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Nov 18, 2009 Case: CT-003142-FTB Judge Dominguez
The defendant was stopped for failing to maintain a single lane (ie. driving up on a curb) and driving at a high rate of speed. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, confused speech, and watery eyes. The defendant performed poorly on the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. The officer concluded the defendant was impaired by a chemical or controlled substance, not alcohol. He was then arrested for DUI.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Nov 13, 2009 Case: CT-006378-XAM Judge Lefler
The defendant was stopped for going 90 miles per hour in a 45 mile per hour zone. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. According to the officer, he performed poorly on the roadside tests which were video taped. The defendant admitted to drinking two beers and a shot. He was arrested for DUI and subsequently blew a .126 and .121 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Nov 9, 2009 Case: 08-014310MM10A Judge Lazarus
The defendant was stopped for making an illegal u-turn. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and the defendant stated he had a few drinks. The defendant performed very poorly on the roadside tests almost falling down. He was then arrested for DUI and subsequently blew a .160 and .149 in the breath machine.
The Judge granted the motion and threw out all of the evidence. The State then Dismissed the DUI.
Nov 6, 2009 Case: 08-012530MM10A Judge Ireland
The defendant was found passed out in her car by police. EMS had to wake her up. The officers observed an odor of alcohol and vomit on her front passenger seat. She also stated she drank two shots of bourbon. She was transported to the hospital for clearance. She performed the field sobriety tests at the hospital which she failed all of them. For example, on the walk and turn, she took 24 steps up the line and 23 back instead of the required 9 steps. She also stepped off the line and lost her balance. She subsequently refused the breath test after being released from the hospital.
On the day of the motion hearing, the State Dropped the DUI.
Nov 6, 2009 Case: 08-7749MM10A Judge Cowart
The defendant was sleeping inside a vehicle in the middle of the road. The light cycled several times and the officers approached the car in an effort to wake up the driver. The officers observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. On scene, the defendant performed the field sobriety tests, but they were not on video. After performing the one leg stand and walk and turn test she was arrested for DUI. At the jail, she performed the tests. There was a slight discrepancy between the video and the performance at the roadside scene.
The State dropped the DUI.
Nov 3, 2009 Case: 2008-CT-029025AXX Judge Marx
The defendant was involved in a crash in which he rear ended another car. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred/slow speech, and the defendant had a hard time keeping his balance. The defendant refused the roadside tests and the breath test.
The State dropped the DUI.
Oct 29, 2009 Case: 08-019731MM10A Judge Cowart
The defendant failed to stop at a stop sign and almost collided with a police officer. The officer observed a strong odor of alcohol and the defendant was asked to exit the car. The defendant told the officer that she had a long island ice tea and the officer would be sorry. The defendant performed a series of field sobriety tests. On the walk and turn test she counted improperly and failed to stay on the line during the heel to toe portion of the test. On the one leg stand test she complained that her hip was hurting and it was discontinued. The defendant was arrested for DUI and blew a .131 in the breath machine.
The Judge agreed and threw out the breath test. The State subsequently dropped the DUI.
Oct 23, 2009 Case: 07-027271MM10A Judge Robinson
The defendant was stopped while driving through a multi-jurisdictional DUI checkpoint. The initial officer who made contact with her observed a strong odor of alcohol and glassy bloodshot eyes. The DUI officer also noticed a flushed face as well as slurred speech. She then admitted that she was at a club and had three drinks. She performed three field sobriety tests. On the HGN (eye test), the officer observed jerking in the defendant's eyes. On the one leg stand, the defendant placed her foot down four different times. On the walk and turn test the defendant failed to walk heel to toe in a straight line. The defendant was arrested for DUI and blew a .083 in the breath machine.
The motion was granted and all of the evidence was thrown out. The State took an appeal. The appeal was subsequently dismissed and the DUI was dismissed.
Oct 22, 2009 Case: 09-MM-450 Judge Green
The defendant was involved in a one car traffic crash. The car became airborne and struck several trees. The defendant was ejected from the car and the other two people in the car were outside the car when paramedics arrived. They, as well as the defendant, were transported to the hospital. The officer noticed the defendant to have an odor of alcohol, mumbled speech, and bloodshot eyes. He admitted drinking while playing golf. Blood was drawn from the defendant which revealed a blood alcohol level of .21.
The DUI was Dismissed.
Oct 22, 2009 Case: 2009-06705MMAWS Judge Marshall
The defendant was stopped for driving to slow and swerving. The officer observed an odor of alcohol and he fumbled with his paperwork. The defendant performed the roadside tests at the request of the officer. For example, on the one leg stand, he put his foot down, swayed, and used his arms for balance. On the walk and turn, he paused to regain his balance, took the incorrect number of steps, and stepped off the line. He was then arrested for DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Oct 21, 2009 Case: 2009-CM-003275 Judge Lefler
The defendant was stopped after almost nearly colliding with the center median. The officer observed an odor of alcohol and bloodshot eyes. He performed very poorly on the field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI. After his arrest, he blew a .171 in the breath machine.
Prior to the motion hearing, the State dropped the DUI.
Oct 20, 2009 Case: 2008-CT-012759AXX (JURY TRIAL) Judge Bonavita
The defendant was stopped for swerving badly within his lane, drifting across the lane dividers, and making quick lane changes over the course of close to 1 3/4 miles. Once stopped, the officers observed an odor of alcohol, red eyes, and slurred/mumbled/sluggish speech. He admitted to having a wine and one scotch and water. The officers observed the defendant to be off balance as he was swaying from front to back and he almost fell after dropping his cell phone. The defendant refused to do the roadside tests after repeatedly asking for a lawyer. After his arrest for DUI, he refused the breath test at the breath testing facility where he again he asked for an attorney.
The Jury found the defendant NOT GUILTY.
Oct 19, 2009 Case: 08-028554MM10A Judge Ross
The arresting officer responded to a shopping mall in reference to a heavily intoxicated male. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with an individual who advised what the defendant was wearing, the type of vehicle he drove and that he was unable to keep his balance on the way to his vehicle. He also advised the officer that it looked as if the defendant hit a parked car while exiting the mall. The officer was advised by police radio that fire rescue was following the defendant and eventually blocked him from moving. When the officer arrived, he exited his vehicle and confirmed that this was the same vehicle and it had fresh paint damage as a result of an accident. The officer observed a strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, flushed face, slurred speech and extreme unsteadiness. The defendant performed poorly on the walk and turn, finger to nose and rhomberg balance test. He was arrested for DUI. This was his 2nd DUI.
The Judge Granted the motion. The DUI was dismissed.
Oct 15, 2009 Case: 09-505491-CT Judge Gagliardi
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, flushed face, and bloodshot eyes. The defendant was "unsure" of her footing when she exited the car. According to the officer, she performed poorly on the roadside tests. For example, on the walk and turn, she used her arms, did not count aloud, and missed heel to toe. On the one leg stand, she placed her foot down and used her arms for balance. There was no video of the incident. She was then arrested for DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Oct 14, 2009 Case: CT-002135-XDY Judge Mcneil
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and the defendant stated he had two beers. The defendant performed the field sobriety tests at the request of the officer. For example, on the one leg stand, the defendant put his foot down and used his arms for balance. On the walk and turn, he did not touch heel to toe and lost his balance on the turn. According to the officer, he also did not perform up to standards on the alphabet and finger to nose tests. After his arrest for DUI, he refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Oct 14, 2009 Case: CT-002125-XDY Judge Mcneil
The defendant was stopped for running a red light. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and he admitted to having three beers. According to the officer, he performed very poorly on the roadside tests which were video taped. He was then arrested for DUI.
The State dropped the DUI.
Oct 13, 2009 Case: CT-000614-XCM Judge Conrad
The defendant was stopped because of an alleged disturbance in a bar/restaurant. The police stopped the defendant and observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and water/glassy eyes. The defendant told police he drank three whiskey type drinks. According to police, he performed poorly on the roadside tests which were taped. He was then arrested for DUI.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Oct 3, 2009 Case: 2008-CT-017338AXXXMA Judge Drake
The defendant was involved in a traffic crash in which he hit two cars then slammed into a metal guard rail. When the police arrived, they observed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and slight swaying. The defendant appeared confused and admitted to having two beers. The defendant performed field sobriety tests at the request of the officer. According to the officer's reports, he failed the HGN (eye test), walk and turn, one leg stand, alphabet, and finger to nose tests. There was no video tape at the scene. After his arrest for DUI, he refused the breath test.
The State dropped the DUI.
Oct 3, 2009 Case: 08-CT-008752-XAM Judge Conrad
The defendant hit a mailbox then left the scene of the accident. Officers located her car and conducted a traffic stop based on a call from a person who witnessed the crash. The officers noticed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and she swayed as she stood. According to the officers, she performed poorly on the field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI. After her arrest, she blew a .115 in the breath machine. This was the defendant's second DUI and she was also charged with leaving the scene of an accident (LSA).
The State dropped the DUI and dismissed the LSA.
Sep 30, 2009 Case: 08-019477MM10A Judge Robinson
The defendant was stopped for making an illegal u-turn. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. The defendant performed the roadside tests. For example, on the walk and turn, the defendant stepped off the line and used her arms for balance. On the one leg stand, the defendant put her foot down and used her arms for balance. After her arrest for DUI, she refused the breath test.
On the morning of jury trial, the State Dropped the DUI.
Sep 25, 2009 Case: 08-019731MM10A Judge Cowart
The defendant was stopped for running a stop sign and failing to yield right of way to a police car. The officer observed an odor of alcohol and requested the defendant to perform field sobriety tests. She performed the one leg stand and was unsteady throughout the exercise. On the walk and turn, she stepped off of the line and counted her steps incorrectly. She was arrested for DUI and blew a .131 in the breath machine.
The Court Granted the motion. The breath test was excluded from evidence.
Sep 25, 2009 Case: 08-019226CF10A Judge Levenson
The defendant was involved in a front end crash with a tree. An off duty officer ran outside and noticed the defendant behind the wheel with the engine running. He observed signs of intoxication and advised the defendant to remain in his vehicle while the officer retrieved his police radio from his house. The defendant (who lived 5 houses from the officer) left the scene and went home. After getting permission from the defendant's wife to enter the residence, the officers found the defendant buried under his clothing in his closet refusing to get out. Eventually, the defendant was taken outside of the house and he refused all testing. This was a 4TH DUI (felony).
The State dropped the DUI.
Sep 23, 2009 Case: CT-1093-XCM Judge Courtney
The defendant was stopped for driving the wrong way. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. He had slow movements and had to be asked things over and over. 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.
Sep 23, 2009 Case: CT-6801-XAM Judge Courtney
The defendant was stopped for crossing over the center line four times and stopping past the stop bar. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. She stumbled backwards as she stood outside the car. The defendant refused the roadside tests and was arrested for DUI. The entire incident was video taped.
Prior to filing a motion to dismiss for destruction of evidence (ie. the video tape), the State Dropped the DUI.
Sep 15, 2009 Case: CT-2259-XDY Judge Conrad
The defendant was stopped or speeding. The officer observed an odor of alcohol and bloodshot eyes. The defendant performed the roadside tests at the request of the officer which were video taped. On the walk and turn, the defendant lost his balance during the instructions, stepped off the line, and did not touch heel to toe. On the one leg stand, he put his foot down and swayed. He also did not perform to standards the finger to nose and balance tests according to the officer. He was arrested for DUI and then refused the breath test.
The State Dropped the DUI.
Sep 14, 2009 Case: 7794-XEJ (JURY TRIAL) Judge Bloom
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slightly slurred speech, and bloodshot eyes. He then called for a DUI officer. That officer made similar observations and then asked the defendant to perform the roadside tasks to which the defendant complied. For example, on the walk and turn, he did not touch heel to toe, paused to regain his balance, and started to early. On the one leg stand, he swayed, hopped, and raised his arms for balance. On the estimation of time, he estimated 45 seconds for 30 seconds. After his arrest for DUI, he blew a .091 and .105 in the breath machine.
The Jury found the defendant NOT GUILTY.
Sep 12, 2009 Case: 2009-CT-19218 Judge Drake
The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, flushed face, and bloodshot eyes. Due to the defendant's speed (117 mph), he was ordered at gun point off his motorcycle. The defendant stated he had three drinks. He was arrested for DUI without any roadsides being conducted. He then blew a .102 in the breath machine.
The State Dropped the DUI.
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