Downed Power Lines

Client allegedly hit a city utility pole bringing down power lines and then driving off.  Officers determined that client was the perpetrator from eyewitness accounts and parts and fluid trail that lead to client’s house.  Defendant was found to be unsteady on his feet, however, client had a beer in his hand when the officers arrived, and stated that he had several other beers at home prior to the police showing up at client’s house.  Client refused all sobriety tests and refused the breath test.  Client was cited for OVI, Reasonable Control and Leaving the Scene. 

I had client attend the 3 day school prior to going in front of the judge.  Negotiations with the State resulted in a conviction for Physical Control, $250 fine, 0 points assessed, no license suspensions and no reinstatement fees.