2011 CT 4406 A1

Misdemeanor DUI Charges Leon County Reduced

Misdemeanor Case

  • Charges: DUI
  • Result: Reduced

Charges

  • Count 1- DUI

Facts

Defendant was charged with Driving Under the Influence. Defendant was stopped by officers alleging he was driving without his headlights on at night. The officers also alleged that they smelled alcohol emanating from the Defendant, and that the Defendant’s eyes were bloodshot and glassy. The Defendant complied with the officer’s requests to perform Field Sobriety Tests, but did not complete the tests. Defendant declined to provide a breath sample. By negotiating with the Assistant State Attorney assigned to the case, we were able to reach a plea deal to a lower charge.

Outcome

  • Count 1 – Entered Plea, DUI lowered to Reckless Driving.