Client was stopped by officer for almost striking the curb and then crossing into the other lane and almost striking a parked car. While pulling over, client struck the curb. The officer smelled a strong odor of alcohol and saw a 6 pack container of Bud Light on the passenger seat with 3 bottles missing. When the client got out of the car, he had trouble keeping balance. Client failed the field sobriety tests and admitted to being drunk and a mess. Client tested .197 on the breath test. Client was cited for OVI, Super OVI and Marked Lanes.
Client attended a 3 day alcohol school and negotiations with the prosecutor resulted in conviction for OVI, with credit for the school, $375 fine, and a 6 month license suspension. Super OVI and Marked Lanes were dismissed. Client had faced actual incarceration.