2011-CT-2690

Misdemeanor DUI Charges Leon County Not Guilty

Misdemeanor Case

  • Charges: DUI
  • Result: Not Guilty

Charges

  • Count 1- DUI

Facts

Our client was found in a running vehicle, unconscious, unaware of his location. The officers reportedly observed multiple symptoms of intoxication. The officers had EMTs verify there was no medical emergency and our client then agreed to perform five field sobriety exercises. The officer believes our client failed all five exercise and arrested him for a DUI and transported him to Leon County Jail, where he submitted to a breath test of .085.

Outcome

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.