Case 1196 OVI

Client was stopped for not having the rear license plate lighted on the vehicle.  Client was noted to have a “heavy tongue” and bloodshot eyes.  Client admitted to having 4 beers.  Client submitted to the pen test, but refused all other sobriety tests.  Client refused to submit to a breath test.  Client cited with Rear Plate not Illuminated and OVI.  Client had 4 prior convictions outside of 6 years. 


Negotiations with the prosecutor resulted in a conviction for Physical Control, with the client to serve 3 days in jail, 57 days in jail suspended, $650 fine, 9 month license suspension, refusal license suspension and reinstatement fee cancelled, and 2 years probation.  0 points were assessed on the license.