Category Archive: Prior OVI Reduction

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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Jun 09

2nd OVI in 6 Yrs, Turn Signal, Seatbelt Case

September 2013 Violation and Citation: Client stopped for not using a turn signal. Client was “fumbling” through his paperwork when asked for Registration and Insurance. Client smelled of alcohol and had blood shot and glassy eyes. Client had slurred speech and was unsteady when walking back to police car. Client denied drinking. Client failed the …

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Mar 31

Driving Under Suspension Case

August 2013 Violation and Citation: Client was stopped for driving under suspension after a random license plate check. Client had driving privileges out of a Physical Control that was reduced from an OVI, but was technically driving outside of the allowed times. Client cited for Driving Under Suspension. Result: Negotiations with the prosecutor resulted in …

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Jan 13

Red Light Violation and 2nd OVI in 6 Years Case

June 2013 Violation and Citation: Client stopped for not making a complete stop at a red light. Client’s eyes were bloodshot and glassy and client had slurred speech. Client also had balance problems. Client failed the field sobriety tests, and said client couldn’t do them sober (never a good statement). Client attempted to take the …

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Jan 06

Super OVI and No License Plate Light Case

May 2013 Violation and Citation: Client was stopped for driving in the on-coming lane and no license plate light. Client had a “dazed” look on his face and officer spotted a can of beer in the car. Client did poorly on the field sobriety tests. Client tested .178 on the breath alcohol test. Client cited …

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Jul 04

2nd OVI in 6 Years and DUS and Failure to Control Case

October 2012 Violation and Citation: Officer encountered client’s car as it lay in the road on the driver’s side, where it came to rest after a one-car accident. Client denied any injuries and refused care from the EMTs. Client smelled of alcohol and had very slow motor skills. Client admitted to consuming at least 6 …

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Jun 20

OVI and Driving Under Suspension Case

December 2012 Violation and Citation: Police responded to a stalker call in a residential neighborhood. Caller described client and the vehicle that was parked in front of the house. Police found client in the driver seat but the vehicle was not running. Client denied driving the vehicle to the house. Client was alone and the …

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Jun 10

OVI and Failure to Yield Case

February 2013 Violation and Citation: Client was driving at 3:00 A.M. on a back country road. Client failed to stop at a stop sign at intersection with road with highway traffic. Client drove into path of a semi driving 55 M.P.H. Client was T-Boned on passenger side of vehicle. Client’s vehicle was totaled and semi …

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Jun 06

Physical Control Case

January 2013 Violation and Citation: Client was spotted in an alley between residences in his vehicle, with several individuals exiting the vehicle. It was 1 A.M. on a Saturday night, Sunday morning. The officer encountering the group had substantial evidence from an earlier observation that the group was going to be engaged in a mischievous …

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May 09

2nd OVI in 6 Years Case

October 2012 Violation and Citation: Client was stopped for speeding. Client had a strong odor of alcohol and slurred speech. Client performed moderately on sobriety tests. Client refused the breath test. Client was cited for 2nd OVI in 6 years. Client also had a prior reduction. Result: Client attended a 3-day alcohol school prior to …

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