2012 CT 1450 A1

Misdemeanor DUI Charges Leon County Reduced

Misdemeanor Case

  • Charges: DUI
  • Result: Reduced

Charges

  • Count 1 – Driving Under the Influence- .15 or Higher

Facts

Citizen was charged with driving under the influence with a BAC of .15 or higher. Officer arrived at scene responding to Complainant’s report that Citizen’s car had rolled into Complainant’s car while in a fast food drive-thru. Complainant called police to make sure that the confrontation did not turn violent. Upon making contact with the Citizen, Officer allegedly noticed signs of alcohol consumption. Officer requested that Citizen perform Field Sobriety Exercises, and Citizen consented. Citizen was subsequently placed under arrest after failing the exercises. Citizen provided breath samples that were over the .15 threshold.

Outcome

  • Count 1 – DUI reduced to Reckless Driving