Saturday, February 26, 2011

Rhode Island DUI Lawyer Matthew T. Marin Announces A Successful Resolution for a Client Facing DUI and Breathalyzer Refusal Charges

Attorney Matthew T. Marin announces a successful resolution for a client facing the charges of Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test (Breathalyzer Refusal) and Driving Under the Influence. If you need assistance or are facing Rhode Island Drunk Driving or Breathalyzer Refusal Charges, contact Attorney Matthew T. Marin at 401-228-8271 or mm@matthewtmarin.com.

CHARGES:
(1) Refusal To Submit to A Chemical Test (Breathalyzer Refusal)

(2) Driving Under the Influence (DUI - Blood Alcohol Content Unknown)
POLICE REPORT:
Police received a call regarding a single car accident with a vehicle in a snow bank. Upon arrival, the Police found the Client in the snow bank throwing up. The Police observed the initial indications of intoxication and asked the Client perform standardized field sobriety tests, which the Client failed. The Client was then transported to a local hospital where the Police requested the Client submit to a blood test for the presence of alcohol or drugs. The Client refused and was charged with both driving under the influence and refusal to submit to a chemical test.
RESULTS:
(1) DISMISSED
(2) REDUCED TO RECKLESS DRIVING, Filed (not a criminal conviction) for 1 year with 30 day loss of license

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Sunday, February 13, 2011

RI Drug Defense Lawyer Matthew T. Marin Announces the DISMISSAL of Possession of Marijuana Charges

Attorney Matthew T. Marin announces a recent victory for a client facing the charge of possession of marijuana (first offense) brought by a local police department. If you need assistance or are facing a Rhode Island Drug Charge or other criminal charges, contact Attorney Matthew T. Marin at 401-228-8271 or mm@matthewtmarin.com.

CHARGE:
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA (FIRST OFFENSE)
POLICE REPORT: Client was driving and had to pull her vehicle over because her passenger was sick. While the vehicle was stopped a police cruiser pulled up behind the Client. The Officer approached and spoke with the Client. While they were speaking the Officer detected a strong odor of freshly burnt marijuana. The Client was asked if there was any marijuana within the car. The Client admitted to possessing marijuana and handed the Officer a small bag containing suspected marijuana. Police then charged the Client was possession of marijuana, first offense.
RESULT: DISMISSED

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