Tag Archive: law

Jan 09

OVI, Marked Lanes, and Fleeing and Eluding Case

September 2016 Violation and Citation: Client was stopped for crossing the white line while making a turn. Client did not immediately stop when the officer put on the overhead lights. Client had glassy bloodshot eyes and an odor of alcohol. Client admitted to drinking beer. The only sobriety test given was the eye test. Client …

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Jan 04

OVI, Speed, DUS, Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Marijuana Case

October 2016 Violation and Citation: Client was stopped for doing 81mph in a 55mph zone. The officer smelled the odor of burnt marijuana. The officer found marijuana in the car along with a prescription (indicating not to take and drive). The client admitted to taking the medication recently. During the eye test, the officer indicated …

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Jan 02

Underage Consumption and Providing a Place for Minors to Consume Case

October 2016 Violation and Citation: Client had a few friends over for beers (all were underage). Word got out over social media and a few friends turned into a large crowd, which drew the attention of the police. Client was cited for Underage Consumption and Providing a Place for Minors to Consume. Both are misdemeanor …

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Dec 28

Speeding Case

November 2016 Violation and Citation: Client was cited for speeding, going 98mph in a 70mph zone. Result: Negotiations with the prosecutor resulted in a conviction for 85mph in a 70mph. $143 fine and court costs, 2 points assessed. Client was from out of state and was able to resolve case with counsel and the court …

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Dec 26

OVI and Super OVI Case

December 2016 Violation and Citation: Client was pulled over for driving on the center line several times. Client had underage passenger in vehicle, along with a red solo cup with Jack and coke in it. Client had just turned 21. Client had bloodshot eyes and was chewing mints “to mask the odor of alcohol”. Client failed …

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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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Apr 20

OVI, Super OVI and No License Plate Light Case

February 2014 Violation and Citation: Client was stopped for not driving in his lane and for not having a rear license plate light. Client failed the field sobriety tests. Tests were given in a gravel parking lot that was covered with ice and snow and it was raining out. Client tested .222 on the breath …

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Apr 13

Pills, Marijuana and Paraphernalia Case

September 2013 Violation and Citation: Client was stopped for having not having 2 working headlights. Client had passengers. Officers ordered all the people out of the car. Client found that the 2 passengers who were under age were under the influence. Officer searched the vehicle and found pills and marijuana and paraphernalia in the vehicle. …

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Apr 08

OVI and Leaving the Scene Case

November 2013 Violation and Citation: Officers responded to a report of a hit and run driver. Officers arrived at the scene and found a car that was parked in front of a residence that had been rear-ended. Officer spotted client 2 blocks away trying to limp the vehicle home. Officer stopped client. Client was disoriented, …

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Mar 23

Multiple Felony Charges Case

June 2013 Violation and Citation: Client was indicted for Felony 4 Theft of Prescription Drugs, Felony 5 Trespass, and three Misdemeanor 1 Thefts, for breaking and entering into vehicles and garages to steal the contents. While most of the evidence against the client was circumstantial, the State did have an eyewitness of the client breaking …

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