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FULTON COUNTY STATE COURT: Failure to Maintain Lane - Refusal: Client Found Not Guilty of DUI and FTML

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Client was pulled over for failure to maintain lane on Old Alabama Road and Buice Road in Johns Creek in Fulton County. Officer reported that when he approached the window the client's eyes were bloodshot and that he could smell the odor of alcohol emanating from his person. The client stated that he had consumed a few beers with dinner and agreed to take voluntary field sobriety exams. He performed poorly on the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test (eye test), the walk and turn, and the one leg stand. The client blew into a preliminary hand-held breath test which showed positive for alcohol and was then arrested for failure to maintain lane and DUI. When read his implied consent rights, our client consented to a blood test. The officer specifically requested a breath test and took our client's request for a different test as a refusal. more

FULTON COUNTY STATE COURT: Asleep at the Wheel - Refusal - Client Diabetic: Found Not Guilty of DUI

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Client was asleep at the wheel on Jonesboro Road near I-285 East with the car in drive in the City of Atlanta, Fulton County. When the police approached his vehicle, our client was reportedly disoriented, had glassy eyes and smelled of alcohol. When prompted, the client said that he had had one beer around three hours ago. A strong odor of alcohol greeted the officer when our client stepped out of the vehicle. Our client informed the Officer that he diabetes and believed his blood sugar was low, but said that he was able to perform field sobriety tests. The cop had him state the alphabet starting at B and stopping at M. Our client began with B and ended with Z. The officer asked him to perform the test again and our client started at B and stopped at Q. The officer then had our client perform the walk and turn test, in which he was unable to step heel to toe and stumbled off the line multiple times. He was then arrested and refused any further testing. more





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