Category Archive: License and Registration

Mar 20

OVI and Lanes of Travel Case

June 2016 Violation and Citation: Client was stopped for violating Marked Lanes. He was called in by another motorist as a drunk driver. The officer watched client drive outside his lanes. Client admitted to drinking alcohol earlier in the evening. Client had glassy and bloodshot eyes and slurred speech The officer indicated that client stumbled …

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Feb 27

OVI, Super OVI, Child Support Suspension, and Failure to Reinstate Suspension Case

July 2016 Violation and Citation: Client was stopped because the registered owner of the vehicle was under suspension. The officer had run the plate. Client was not the owner, but looked similar to the owner. However, client was also under suspension. Client was also given sobriety tests, which client failed. Client also refused the breath test. …

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Jan 16

Out of State Trucker Following Too Close Case

September 2016 Violation and Citation: Client was trucker that was stopped and cited for Following Too Close (tailgating) on the interstate. Offense is a serious violation for CDL holders. Result: Negations with the State resulted in a conviction for speed, with a $100 fine and 0 points assessed. Client was from another state and able …

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Dec 18

OVI, Super OVI and Left of Center Case

December 2016 Violation and Citation: Client was stopped for going left of center during a left hand turn in town. The officer noticed that the client had glassy and bloodshot eyes and smelled of alcohol. Client’s speech was slurred. Client admitted to drinking. Client failed the sobriety tests. Client refused to take the breath test. Client …

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Apr 27

OVI and No Turn Signal Case

January 2014 Violation and Citation: Client was stopped for not using a turn signal while changing lanes. Yes, that’s the law. The officer immediately smelled a strong odor of alcohol on the client. The client denied drinking. The officer stated that the client showed signs of impairment on the field sobriety tests. Client refused the …

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Jan 19

OVI While Underage Case

October 2013 Violation and Citation: Officers had been “tipped” to be on the look out for a drunk driver. A vehicle matching the description passed by the officer and then suddenly pulled over to the side of the road and parked in a parking spot on the street. Officer went over to investigate. Client told …

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Sep 22

2nd OVI in 6 Years and DUS Case

August 2013 Violation and Citation: Client was stopped for expired registration.  It was determined that client’s license was under suspension for an OVI conviction 2 months before this stop.  he officer detected an odor of alcohol and red and glassy eyes. The officer saw a half-empty bottle of Vodka in the car. When the officer …

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Sep 15

Driving Under Suspension Case

January 2013 Violation and Citation: Client was stopped for driving with one head light.  Client was found to have a suspended license.  Client was cited for Driving Under Suspension. Result: Negotiations with the prosecutor resulted in a conviction for Operating without a Valid License, a minor misdemeanor.  Client received a $35 fine, no license suspension …

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Sep 08

Failure to Reinstate Case

November 2013 Violation and Citation: Client was stopped not having functioning rear license plate lights.  Client’s license was suspended for failure to reinstate a previous license suspension.  Client had a previous Driving Under Suspension. Client had been called by a friend to pick him up at bar because the friend was too drunk to try …

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Aug 11

3 Counts of Driving Under Suspension Case

September 2013 Violation and Citation: Client was known by officer to not have a valid license.  Client had approximately 30 suspensions, 2 of which were for felony OVIs.  Officer saw client driving and pulled client over.  Client was cited for 3 counts of Driving Under Suspension.  Client was under probation and faced significant jail time. …

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