Sunday, June 13, 2010

Rhode Island DUI Lawyer Matthew T. Marin Announces Recent DUI and Breathalyzer Refusal Victory

Attorney Matthew T. Marin announces a recent victory for a client facing the charges of First Offense DUI / BAC Unknown and Breathalyzer Refusal. If you need assistance or are facing a Rhode Island Drunk Driving or Breathalyzer Refusal Charge, contact Attorney Matthew T. Marin at 401-228-8271 or mm@matthewtmarin.com.

CHARGES:Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Breathalyzer Refusal
POLICE REPORT:
Client was driving home from the bar. On the ride home, a local Police Officer witnessed the Client's motor vehicle travel into the breakdown lane, cross over the double yellow line multiple times, and make a left-hand turn without signaling. The Officer initiated a motor vehicle stop. Immediately upon speaking with the Client the Officer detected a strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot and watery eyes, and mumbled speech. The Officer requested the Client submit to standardized field sobriety tests, which the Client failed. The Officer placed the Client under arrest, transported her to the station, and requested that she submit to a breathalyzer test. The Client refused to submit to the breathalyzer test and was charged with Driving Under the Influence (BAC Unknown) and Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test (Breathalyzer).
RESULTS:
- Breathalyzer Refusal Charge: DISMISSED
- Driving Under the Influence Charge: AMENDED TO RECKLESS DRIVING with NO FURTHER LOSS OF LICENSE (not a criminal conviction)

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