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Criminal Charges: Driving Under the Influence; Breathalyzer Refusal

Aug, 01 2019

Police Report:

Block Island Police respond to an accident without injuries.  Client’s vehicle first struck a parked car (pushing it 35’) and then severed a light pole.  Police find Client in the front passenger seat uninjured.  Police say they observe Client to have a strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot and watery eyes as well as mumbled speech.  Client is unsteady on his feet when exiting the car, and proceeds to fail 3 field-sobriety tests.  Client is arrested and then refuses the Breathalyzer at the station.

RI Criminal Case Result:

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE: REDUCED TO RECKLESS DRIVING WITH NO LOSS OF LICENSE
BREATHALYZER REFUSAL: DISMISSED

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