2013 CT 1477 A1

Misdemeanor DUI Charges Leon County Reduced

Misdemeanor Case

  • Charges: DUI
  • Result: Reduced

Charges

  • Count 1 – Driving Under the Influence Causing Damage to Person or Property

Facts

Citizen was charged with driving under the influence causing damage to person or property. Citizen was in line at a fast-food drive-thru when Citizen allegedly rear-ended another vehicle. Officer allegedly found Citizen asleep at the wheel upon arriving at the scene. Alcohol was present in the vehicle, and Officer asked Citizen to perform Field Sobriety Exercises. Citizen consented, and was subsequently arrested after failing the exercises. Citizen provided a breath sample that was over the legal limit.

Outcome

  • Count 1 – DUI reduced to Reckless Driving