Case 1228 OVI

Client was stopped for driving too slowly, driving outside of mark lanes, and failure to use a turn signal. Client moved very slowly and his speech was slurred. Client admitted to drinking alcohol. Client failed the sobriety tests and nearly fell over during them. Client refused a breath test. Client was cited with OVI, Super OVI, and Mark Lanes. Client was facing a minimum of six days in jail and a maximum of six months in jail. Overall, client had five prior OVI convictions, and this was client’s sixth OVI arrest.


A motion to suppress was filed arguing that the officer did not have a sufficient reason to stop the client.