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PERSISTENT INVESTIGATIVE EFFORTS LEAD TO A REDUCTION OF FELONY DUI CHARGES TO A MISDEMEANOR TRAFFIC OFFENSE AND NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION. 2011 Duval County client was involved in a traffic accident involving another vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle sustained serious injuries as a result. Witnesses arrived on scene shortly after the crash and saw that our client's vehicle was on fire. The police reported that these witnesses viewed our client climbing out of his vehicle as well. Our client told police that he had been drinking prior to the accident, and the police reported our client displayed physical indicators of alcohol impairment. Our client submitted to a blood test which revealed a blood alcohol content of 0.140, 0.141. Our client was charged with DUI Causing Serious Bodily Injury, a felony. During our investigation of the case, we discovered witnesses to the crash whose accounts were in conflict with the accounts of the investigating officers. We also discovered that the police ordered witnesses to delete pictures they had taken at the scene. We also discovered gaps in the police investigation of the crash. Based on these gaps and inconsistencies, the State was forced to dismiss the Felony DUI charges and proceed on a lesser, misdemeanor traffic offense of reckless driving. Our client received a withhold of adjudication, meaning that he was not convicted criminally, and had no points assessed to his driver's license.

DISCOVERY OF OFFICER'S INCONSISTENT STATEMENTS LEADS TO REDUCTION OF CHARGES AND NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION FOR CLIENT WITH PRIOR DUI RECORD. 2011 Duval County client was stopped by police for speeding. The officer reported that our client admitted to coming from a night club and drinking alcohol. The officer further reported that our client almost fell attempting to do the field sobriety tests and refused a breath test after arrest. Our client then refused to provide a breath test. The State of Florida charged our client with DUI, and he faced enhanced DUI penalties if convicted because he had been convicted of DUI before. After receiving the case, we questioned and deposed the arresting officer regarding his investigation. Through this process, we discovered that the officer's memory of what happened was unreliable. As a result of what the we were able to show at a pre-trial hearing regarding the officer's memory, the State dismissed the DUI charge. Our client pled to a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving, received a withhold of adjudication, and no points were assessed to his license.

DISCOVERY OF IMPROPER POLICE PROCEDURE ENDS WITH NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION. 2011 Nassau County client was arrested for DUI after he was found passed out in his parked car with his vehicle running. After receiving all of the police reports, reviewing the video, and questioning the officer at a pre-trial hearing, we discovered that the police illegally requested our client to do field sobriety exercises. As a result, the DUI charge was dismissed and our client was allowed to plead to a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving. He received a withhold of adjudication and no points were assessed on his license.

CLIENT FOUND NOT GUILTY OF DUI CHARGES AT TRIAL. 2011Duval County client was pulled over by police for littering and weaving out of her lane. The officer reported that our client exhibited signs of alcohol impairment and performed poorly on the field sobriety tests, including having difficulty reciting the alphabet from "A" to "Z." The officer's complete investigation was captured on video. After arrest, our client refused to provide a breath sample. We challenged the DUI charges in front of a jury at trial. After presenting our defense, the jury found our client NOT GUILTY.

BOATING UNDER THE INFLUENCE CHARGES DROPPED DUE TO DEFENSE DISCOVERY OF IMPROPER CHARGING PROCEDURE BY THE STATE . 2011 St. Johns County client was driving his boat and was stopped by the Florida Wildlife Commission for operating his boat without navigational lights. Our client was taken aboard the patrol vessel to perform field sobriety tests. He was then taken ashore where more field sobriety tests were conducted. The officer reported that our client exhibited multiple signs of impairment. Our client was also found to be in possession of Xanax and Aderol. We discovered that the State of Florida improperly charged our client. As a result, we filed a pre-trial motion and the State of Florida was forced to drop all charges against our client.

SUCCESSFUL NEGOTIATIONS LED TO THE REDUCTION OF CHARGES AND NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION. 2011 Duval County client was arrested for DUI after being pulled over by the police for speeding down J. Turner Butler Boulevard. The officer conducted a DUI investigation, including the administration of field sobriety exercises. Our client then provided two breath samples over the legal limit. After receiving the case, the Defense met with the State and negotiated a reduction of charges based upon our client's life situation and the consequences our client would suffer if convicted. Based upon these negotiations, we were able to convince the State of Florida to dismiss our client's DUI charge and reduce it to a lesser traffic offense. Our client had his adjudication withheld and no points were assessed to his license.

SUCCESSFUL NEGOTIATIONS LEAD TO THE REDUCTION OF CHARGES AND NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION. 2011 Duval County client was involved in a traffic accident. A civilian witness observed the crash and followed our client as he left the scene. Our client was observed running red lights and eventually driving off the road and spinning out in a median near the Jacksonville International Airport. The police arrived and initiated a DUI investigation. Our client then performed poorly on roadside field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI. Because the police suspected that our client was impaired by controlled substances, a urine sample was obtained. Our client was then charged with DUI. After receiving the case, the Defense met with the State and successfully negotiated a reduction of charges. Based upon the information we provided, we were able to convince the State of Florida to dismiss our client's DUI charge and reduce it to a lesser traffic offense. Our client had his adjudication withheld and no points were assessed to his license.

CLIENT'S PLEA TO DUI SUCCESSFULLY OVERTURNED LEADING TO A REDUCTION OF DUI CHARGES TO A LESSER TRAFFIC OFFENSE. 2011 Duval County client was pulled over by police for speeding. The officer conducted a DUI investigation and had our client perform roadside sobriety tests. Our client had difficulty performing the tests and was arrested for DUI. Our client then submitted to a breath test and provided breath samples over the legal limit. After arrest, our client pled to the DUI charges at her first appearance hearing. After being released from jail, our client sought after us for legal advice. Not only were we successful in getting our client's case re-opened, but we were able to convince the State to dismiss the DUI charges and our client pled to a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving.

SUCCESSFUL DEFENSE APPEAL LEADS TO DUI CHARGES BEING DROPPED. 2011 Duval County client was arrested and charged with DUI. Upon examining the State's evidence, we determined that our client had been illegally stopped by a police officer who was outside his jurisdiction. We filed a pre-trial motion to challenge the legality of the traffic stop. At the hearing, the trial court denied the motion based upon inadmissible evidence. The case was appealed to the Circuit Court and, ultimately, the District Court of Appeal. The District Court of Appeal agreed with our argument and ruled that the actions of the lower courts were not proper. As a result of our successful appeal, the State was forced to drop all charges against our client.

CLIENT'S PLEA TO DUI SUCCESSFULLY OVERTURNED LEADING TO A REDUCTION OF DUI CHARGES TO A LESSER TRAFFIC OFFENSE. 2011 Duval County client was pulled over by police because he was driving at night without his headlights on. After a DUI investigation was conducted, our client was arrested for DUI. Our client then submitted to a breath test and provided two breath samples over the legal limit: 0.10; 0.11. Our client pled to the charges of DUI at his first appearance hearing. After his release from jail, he sought legal advice. Not only were we successful in getting our client's case re-opened, but we were able to convince the State to dismiss the DUI charges and our client pled to a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving. Our client received a withhold of adjudication on the reduced charge, meaning that he was not convicted of a crime and had no points assessed to his driver's license.

INVESTIGATION OF ARRESTING OFFICER LEADS TO DUI CONVICTION BEING AVOIDED. 2011 Duval County client was seen by an officer weaving in his vehicle across traffic lines. The officer also saw our client straddle traffic lanes with his vehicle. After being pulled over, our client was not able to produce his driver's license. Our client admitted to drinking alcohol prior to driving and had difficulty performing field sobriety tests. On the alphabet exercise, our client recited several letters in the wrong order. He was arrested and refused to provide a breath sample. The Defendant was charged with DUI and Criminal Refusal of a breath test. Despite the officer documenting this evidence in his police reports, we successfully raised doubt as to the officer's credibility. As a result, the State agreed to dismiss the DUI charge and allow our client to plead to a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving.

WEAKNESSES FOUND IN THE STATE'S CASE LEADS TO DUI CHARGE REDUCTION. 2011Duval County client was pulled over by police for driving 20 miles per hour over the speed limit while straddling the center line in the road and running a stop sign. After the officer activated his lights, our client ran another stop sign. The arresting officer reported that he saw several indicators of alcohol impairment on our client. Our client was ultimately arrested after refusing to perform field sobriety tests. Our client then refused to provide a breath sample. Upon receipt of our client's case, we learned of evidence contradicting the reported observations of the arresting officer. As a result, the State agreed to dismiss the DUI charge and allow our client to plead to a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving.

INVESTIGATION LEADS TO DISMISSAL OF DUI CHARGE AND AVOIDANCE OF A CRIMINAL CONVICTION. 2011 Duval County client was pulled over for speeding. After being pulled over, a Florida Highway Patrol Trooper noticed several indicators of alcohol impairment on our client. The trooper further reported that our client admitted to drinking six (6) beers prior to driving. The trooper further reported that the field sobriety exercises were not fully administered because our client had difficulty following instructions and ultimately refused to cooperate. The client was arrested, whereupon she refused to provide a breath sample. Upon receipt of our client's case, we discovered the existence of a witness that could attest to errors made in the trooper's investigation and that could contradict the trooper's assertions of our client's sobriety. As a result of this discovery, the State of Florida was forced to dismiss the DUI charge, and our client was able to plea to a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving, receiving no criminal conviction. Our client's license was not suspended and no points were assessed to our client's license.

MITIGATION PRESENTED TO STATE LEADS TO REDUCTION OF CHARGES AND NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION. 2011 Nassau County client was pulled over by police after they were called out to a domestic battery in progress. When the police arrived at the home, they learned that our client had driven off. The police caught up with our client and pulled him over. After doing so, the officer noticed several indicators of alcohol impairment. Our client then had difficulty attempting to perform the field sobriety tests. After our client was arrested, he provided two breath samples over the legal limit. His results were 0.104 and 0.106. After receiving the case, we gathered information regarding our client and presented it to the State of Florida. Based on the information we gave to the State, we were able to convince them to dismiss our client's DUI charge and allow him to plead to a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving.

DISCOVERY OF ILLEGAL POLICE PROCEDURE LEADS TO DUI CHARGES BEING REDUCED. 2011 Nassau County client was pulled over by police for speeding at 73 m.p.h. in a 45 m.p.h. zone. The officer then noticed multiple indicators of alcohol impairment from our client. Our client had difficulty performing the exercises and further made admissions of drinking alcohol prior to driving. After his arrest, our client submitted to a breath test which yielded results of 0.18, 0.20, and 0.17, all over double the legal limit. Our investigation of the State's evidence revealed a mistake in police procedure made in their administration of the breath samples. As a result of our discovery, the State agreed to dismiss the DUI charge and reduce it to a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving.

INVESTIGATION REVEALS INFORMATION LEADING TO REDUCTION OF CHARGES. 2011 Nassau County client was pulled over by police after they observed him driving on the wrong side of the road, weaving in his lane, and speeding. After our client was pulled over, the officer reported multiple signs of alcohol impairment on our client. Our client also reportedly displayed multiple signs of impairment on the field sobriety tests. After arrest, our client reportedly displayed mood swings before ultimately refusing to provide a breath test. Upon careful examination of the State's evidence, we discovered that the police improperly questioned our client after he invoked his Constitutional Rights. As a result, we filed pre-trial motions resulting in the illegally-obtained statements being thrown out. We also discovered inconsistencies in the alleged observations of the arresting officer regarding our client's sobriety. As a result, our client had his DUI charges successfully dismissed and reduced to a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving.

INVESTIGATION OF ARRESTING OFFICER LEADS TO DUI CONVICTION BEING AVOIDED. 2011 Duval County client was stopped by police after driving on the wrong side of the road and failing to wear a seatbelt. The officer reported that our client displayed multiple indicators of alcohol impairment at roadside and during the field sobriety tests. After arrest, our client refused a breath test. After a review of the State's evidence, we challenged the reliability of what was written in the police reports. Through our investigation, we were successfully able to raise doubt as to the credibility of the arresting officer. As a result, the State agreed to dismiss the DUI charge and allow our client to plead to a lesser traffic offense. Our client received a withhold of adjudication, and no points were assessed against her license.

SUCCESSFUL PRE-TRIAL MOTIONS LEAD TO REDUCTION OF CHARGES. 2011 Nassau County Client was arrested for DUI after being stopped by police for driving on the wrong side of the road and because he had difficulty doing the field sobriety tests. Our client then refused a breath test. After a careful examination of the State's evidence, we discovered that the police improperly questioned our client after he invoked his right to an attorney. As a result, we filed a pre-trial motion. The trial court agreed with the our argument and threw out all illegally-obtained statements. Because of our successful pre-trial motions, our client had his DUI charges dismissed and reduced to a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving.

INVESTIGATION OF ARRESTING OFFICER LEADS TO DUI CONVICTION BEING AVOIDED. 2011 Duval County client was pulled over by police for allegedly weaving in his lane. The officer reported that our client admitted to drinking 8 beers before driving and that he performed poorly on field sobriety tests. Our client was arrested for DUI and, thereafter, refused to provide a breath test. After a review of the State's evidence, we challenged the reliability of what was written in the police reports. Through our investigation, we were successfully able to raise doubt as to the credibility of the arresting officer. As a result, the State agreed to dismiss the DUI charge and allow our client to plead to a lesser traffic offense. Our client received a withhold of adjudication, and no points were assessed against his license.

PRE-TRIAL MOTION LEADS TO DISMISSAL OF ALL CRIMINAL CHARGES. 2011 Duval County client lost control of his vehicle, driving through multiple yards, ultimately crashing head-on into a tree. Our client admitted to police that he had been drinking alcohol prior to driving. Our client then consented to a blood test and was found to be over the legal blood-alcohol limit. Our client was later arrested on an arrest warrant. After receipt of the case, we discovered that the State had improperly charged our client with DUI after the applicable statute of limitations had run. We, therefore, filed a pre-trial motion. The judge agreed with our argument and our client's charges were dismissed.

PRE-TRIAL INVESTIGATION LEADS TO A REDUCTION OF DUI CHARGES AND NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION. 2011 Duval County client was pulled over by police after they observed her drifting in and out of lanes and almost striking a vehicle down Atlantic Boulevard. The police also observed our client travel through a red light and come to a stop in the middle of an intersection. The police initiated a DUI investigation and our client admitted she had been drinking at a bar prior to driving. After performing poorly on roadside field sobriety tests, our client was arrested for DUI. Our client then submitted to a breath test which revealed two breath samples more than double the legal limit: 0.169; 0.173. After talking with the State's witnesses, we discovered significant conflicts in multiple witness accounts of the traffic stop. Based on our discovery, we were able to convince the State of Florida to dismiss the DUI charges and proceed on a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving. Our client received a withhold of adjudication, meaning that she was not convicted criminally, and had no points assessed to her driver's license.

SUCCESSFUL PRE-TRIAL INVESTIGATION LEADS TO REDUCTION OF DUI CHARGES AND NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION. 2011 Duval County client was pulled over by police because they believed he was driving erratically. Police initiated a DUI investigation and our client performed poorly on roadside field sobriety testing. Our client was arrested for DUI and thereafter submitted to a breath test. Our client provided two breath samples more than double the legal limit: 0.164; 0.166. Upon examining the State's evidence, we field a pre-trial motion and successfully called into question the legality of the officer's decision to pull our client over. As a result, the State of Florida was convinced to dismiss our client's DUI charges and proceed on a lesser included traffic offense of reckless driving. Our client received a withhold of adjudication, meaning that he was not convicted criminally, and had no points assessed to his driver's license.

CLIENT WHO HAD PREVIOUSLY ENTERED A PLEA TO DUI HAS PLEA WITHDRAWN AND CASE IS RESOLVED WITHOUT A CRIMINAL CONVICTION – 2011 Duval County client was pulled over by the police for speeding 69 m.p.h. in a 45 m.p.h. zone. After the officer pulled our client over, they noticed several signs of alcohol impairment. Police also found a rum and coke in the console of our client's vehicle. Our client was arrested and went to jail pending his first appearance. Our client then entered a plea to the DUI charge and was adjudicated guilty. After this plea was entered, our client came to us to see if his plea could be undone . After filing motions, we were successfully able to have our client's case reopened so that his case could be given a proper defense. After his case was opened, the Defense met with the State and negotiated a reduction of charges. Based upon these negotiations, we were able to convince the State of Florida to dismiss our client's DUI charge and reduce it to a lesser traffic offense. Our client had his adjudication withheld, meaning that no points were assessed to his license, and he did not receive any license suspension.

WEAKNESSES WE IDENTIFIED IN THE STATE'S CASE LEAD TO DUI CHARGES BEING REDUCED AND NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION. 2011 Duval County client was pulled over for running a stop sign. After she was pulled over, the officer began a DUI investigation. Based on our client's difficulty performing the roadside field sobriety tests, our client was arrested for DUI. After arrest, our client refused to provide a breath sample. Upon reviewing the State's evidence, we discovered flaws in the video of the DUI investigation that called into question the reliability of what the officer had reported. After these flaws were presented to the State, they were convinced to reduce our client's DUI charges to a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving. Our client received a withhold of adjudication, meaning that she was not convicted criminally and she had no points assessed to her driver's license.

INVESTIGATION LEADS TO DISCOVERY OF HOLES IN THE STATE'S EVIDENCE AND THE REDUCTION OF DUI CHARGES. 2011 Duval County client hit two parked vehicles while driving in a parking lot. After the officers reported that they had noticed possible indicators of alcohol impairment, they began a DUI investigation on our client. Our client refused to perform roadside field sobriety tests and, after she was arrested, refused to submit to a breath test. After receiving the case, we spoke with all of the State's witnesses. Based on our questioning, we revealed that different officers had conflicting accounts of what had happened. The conflicts we uncovered raised doubt in the State's ability to prove the DUI charges. As a result of the conflicts we discovered, the State agreed to dismiss the DUI charges and proceed on a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving. Our client received a withhold of adjudication, meaning she was not convicted of a crime and no points were assessed to her driver's license.

CLIENT WITH A BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL MORE THAN DOUBLE THE LEGEL LIMIT AND INVOLVED IN TWO ACCIDENTS HAS CHARGES DROPPED – 2011 Clay County client was involved in two accidents in one night. Police investigation of the first crash concluded that our client was driving on the wrong side of the road prior to crashing into two vehicles and then fleeing the scene. While investigating this accident, the police learned that our client was allegedly involved in a second crash incident at a gas station. The police found our client and conducted a DUI investigation, revealing signs of possible alcohol consumption. Our client agreed to perform roadside field sobriety exercises and was arrested after performing poorly on the tests. Our client was then released from custody after providing a blood result which revealed a blood alcohol level of 0.167 and 0.168 – both samples over double the legal limit. Once the blood results were known, a warrant was issued for her arrest and she turned herself in. The State of Florida thereafter charged our client with DUI with Damage charges. Upon receipt of our client's case, we discovered that the State's decision to file criminal charges on our client ran contrary to the time requirements set out by law. We filed a pre-trial motion demanding that charges be dismissed against our client. As a result of our filing of the motion, the State of Florida was forced to drop all charges against our client.

ISSUES RAISED CONCERNING THE LEGALITY OF A TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO REDUCTION OF DUI CHARGES AND NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION. 2011 Duval County client was stopped by police because they observed him weaving across lanes and littering from his vehicle. After our client was pulled over, police saw an open container of alcohol in his car. They began a DUI investigation and, after he had difficulty with roadside field sobriety testing, he was arrested. Our client then refused to provide a breath sample. After receiving the case, we were successful in placing doubt on the legality of the officer's decision to pull our client over. We negotiated with the State and convinced them to dismiss the DUI charge and proceed on a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving. Our client resolved his case a withhold of adjudication, meaning that he received no criminal conviction and had no points assessed on his driver's license.

SUCCESSFUL NEGOTIATIONS LEAD TO THE REDUCTION OF CHARGES AND NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION. 2011 Duval County client was involved in a traffic accident on the Buckman Bridge. Our client was deemed by police to be the at-fault driver. Officers also suspected that our client was under the influence of alcohol and decided to conduct a DUI investigation. After our client attempted the field sobriety tests, he was arrested for DUI. Our client submitted to a breath test and provided breath samples over the legal limit. Our client was then charged with DUI. After receiving the case, the Defense met with the State and successfully negotiated a reduction of charges. Based upon the information we provided, we were able to convince the State of Florida to dismiss our client's DUI charge and reduce it to a lesser traffic offense. Our client resolved his case a withhold of adjudication, meaning that he received no criminal conviction and had no points assessed on his driver's license.

DISCOVERY OF POLICE COERCION LEADS TO REDUCTION OF DUI CHARGE - 2011 Nassau County client was stopped by police after he was observed driving the wrong direction towards Callahan. Our client admitted to the police to drinking 5 beers prior to driving and performed poorly on roadside sobriety tests. He was arrested and then refused to provide a breath sample. Upon examination of the State's evidence, we discovered that the arresting officer unlawfully coerced our client into performing the field sobriety tests. After sharing our discovery with the State of Florida, they agreed to dismiss our client's DUI charges and resolve the case as a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving. Our client received a withhold of adjudication, meaning he was not convicted of any crime and no points were assessed to his driver's license.

DISCOVERY OF IMPROPER PROCEDURE RESULTS IN DUI CHARGES BEING REDUCED AND NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION – 2011 Clay County client was pulled over after an officer observed our client having difficulty driving within his lane of travel. After being pulled over, the officer noticed multiple signs of possible alcohol impairment from our client. After performing roadside sobriety tests poorly, our client was arrested for DUI. Our client then submitted to a breath test and provided two results over the legal limit. Upon receipt of our client's case, we discovered that the police failed to follow legal standards in administering the breath sample. As a result of our discovery, the State agreed to dismiss our client's DUI charges and resolve his case as a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving. Our client received a withhold of adjudication, meaning he was not convicted of any crime and no points were assessed to his driver's license.

CONFLICTS DISCOVERED IN THE STATE'S EVIDENCE RESULT IN REDUCTION OF DUI CHARGES AND NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION – 2011 Duval County client was involved in a traffic accident prompting a citizen to call the police. When they arrived, the officers felt our client was not acting normally and began a DUI investigation. Our client refused to perform roadside sobriety exercises, but was arrested based on other factors allegedly observed by the officers. Our client also refused to submit to a breath test and was ultimately charged with DUI. Investigation of our client's case revealed inconsistencies in eye witness testimony regarding our client's sobriety. Based on these inconsistencies, we negotiated with the State of Florida. After negotiations, we convinced the State of Florida to dismiss our client's DUI charges and resolve the case as a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving. Our client received a withhold of adjudication, meaning she was not convicted of any crime and no points were assessed to her driver's license.

INCONSISTENCIES IN THE STATE'S EVIDENCE LEADS TO A REDUCTION OF DUI CHARGES – 2011 Clay County client was pulled over after police had received a citizen report of a reckless driver. The officer observed our client's vehicle driving slowly and weaving within his lane. The police reported that they had observed several signs of alcohol impairment from our client and initiated a DUI investigation. Our client agreed to do roadside field sobriety tests. The police reported that our client's performance was poor, which resulted in his ultimate arrest for DUI. Our client then submitted to a breath test, which revealed a breath alcohol level over the legal limit. However, upon receipt of our client's case we discovered several inconsistencies between what the police reported observing concerning our client's sobriety and what the video recording actually showed. As a result, we initiated negotiations with the State which ended in the State of Florida agreeing to dismiss our client's DUI charge and allowing him to plea to a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving.

INVESTIGATION OF DUI CRASH INVOLVING A POLICE OFFICER REVEALS EVIDENCE WHICH LEADS TO DUI CHARGES BEING REDUCED AND NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION - 2011 Duval County client, a minor, was involved in a traffic crash with a Jacksonville Sheriff's Officer. The police smelled alcohol coming from our client and began a DUI investigation. Our client consented to a blood draw and had a blood alcohol content over the legal limit. After receipt of the case, we discovered video evidence that showed our client was not at fault for the accident. We also discovered potential issues with the manner in which the investigation was conducted that could possibly have led to evidence being thrown out. The State agreed to dismiss our client's DUI with Damage charges and our client pled to a lesser traffic offense of reckless driving. Our client received a withhold of adjudication, meaning he was not convicted of any crime and no points were assessed to his driver's license.

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