Monday, March 26, 2012

Rhode Island DUI Lawyer Matthew T. Marin Announces A Successful Outcome for A Client Facing A Serious Misdemeanor Drunk Driving Charge

Attorney Matthew T. Marin announces a successful outcome for a client facing the charge of driving under the influence of alcohol with blood alcohol content over 0.15. 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

CHARGE: DUI (Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol - BAC over 0.15)
Police responded to a 911 call reporting a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, the police noted that the Client's motor vehicle had skidded off the road and struck a commercial building. While speaking with the Client, the police observed the Client to have bloodshot and watery eyes, slurred speech, and a strong odor of alcohol emanating from the Client's breath. Based on the poor road conditions, the Client was transported to the police station where standardized field sobriety tests were conducted. The Client failed the SFST's and consented to a breath test for the presence of alcohol. Two readings were obtained from the Client with both readings registering 0.216 on the breathalyzer, nearly three times the legal limit of 0.08. The Client was then charged with DUI (driving under the influence with BAC over 0.150).
RESULT: REDUCED TO RECKLESS DRIVING and placed on File for one year (not a criminal conviction) with a 30 day suspension of license March 26th, 2012
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