16-76-CT

Misdemeanor DUI Charges Wakulla County Not Guilty

Felony Case

  • Charges: DUI
  • Result: Not Guilty

Charges

  • Count 1- DUI

Facts

Our client was stopped for a broken tag light. After the trooper allegedly saw some indicators of alcohol impairment, she asked our client out of the car to do field sobriety exercises. Our client did not perform to the trooper’s satisfaction and was arrested for DUI. She was taken to the Wakulla County Jail where the machine allegedly said she was almost three times the legal limit.

Outcome

We were able to exclude the breath test result based on the trooper violating the observation period prior to the breath test which affected the reliability. The State would not agree to reduce or drop the charge so we went to trial. Our client was found not guilty after a jury trial.