Client stopped for not making a complete stop at a red light. Client’s eyes were bloodshot and classy 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 breath test but the machine was not operating properly. Client submitted to a urine alcohol test and ultimately tested .194. Client was Cited with 2nd OVI within 6 years and Red Light violation. Client had a prior OVI conviction and a reduction 3 years earlier.
Negotiations with the prosecutor resulted in a conviction for Physical Control, 10 days in jail, $1,000 fine, and a license suspension that was ultimately imposed for 23 days. 0 points were assessed on the license.