2011-CT-3893

Misdemeanor DUI Charges Leon County Not Guilty

Misdemeanor Case

  • Charges: DUI
  • Result: Not Guilty

Charges

  • Count 1- DUI

Facts

Our client was stopped for an inoperable tag light. The officer allegedly observed glassy, watery and bloodshot eyes, as well as an odor of alcohol. The officer asked to perform field sobriety exercises and our client cooperated. The officer believes our client failed all four exercise and arrested him for a DUI and transported him to Leon County Jail, where he declined consent to a breath test.

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.