2011 CT 3382 A1

Misdemeanor DUI Charges Leon County Dismissed

Misdemeanor Case

  • Charges: DUI
  • Result: Dismissed

Charges

  • Count 1- DUI Causing Damage to Property
  • Count 2- Careless Driving
  • Count 3- Possession of Open Container in Parked Vehicle

Facts

Defendant was charged with driving under the influence and two traffic infractions: careless driving and possession of an open container in a parked vehicle. Reporting officer arrived at the scene with Defendant allegedly attempting to get his car unstuck. Officer instructed the Defendant to exit his vehicle. After the officer allegedly smelled the odor of alcohol on the Defendant and requested the Defendant perform Field Sobriety Tests, the Defendant complied with the officer’s request to perform Field Sobriety Tests. Defendant provided two breath samples of .126 and .138.

Outcome

  • Count 1 – State Dropped the Charge
  • Count 2 – Dismissed