Criminal Charges: Driving Under the Influence; Breathalyzer Refusal
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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