DUI Case Studies

Case Synopsis

Charges: DUI


Court: Leon County / Criminal Traffic

Facts
 

Client was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with property damage and DUI with property damage.

After an accident defendant was located several blocks from the scene.

After apprehension defendant admitted, after Miranda, he had been driving and drinking and showed signs of alcohol consumption. After arrest defendant refused to submit to a breath test.

Arguments

 

Mr. Meadows argued before the court that the charges should be dismissed as no individual could accurately place his client behind the wheel.

Outcome

 

The court dismissed all charges.

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Charges: DUI


Court: Leon County / Criminal Traffic

Facts
 

Client was charged with DUI with property damage after an accident.

At the hospital blood was drawn with results above .08.

Arguments

 

It was argued on behalf of client that blood could not be withdrawn citing a recent U.S. Supreme Court case in that a warrant had not been issued.

Outcome

 

After several hearings the court ruled in favor of the defendant and blood results were suppressed.

The information in this section contains information about our past results and statements regarding the quality of our law firm′s services. The information has not been reviewed or approved by The Florida Bar. You should know that the facts and circumstances of your case may differ from the matters in which results have been provided. Not all results of cases handled by The Law Office of Lee Meadows, LLC are provided. The results provided are not necessarily representative of results obtained by The Law Office of Lee Meadows, LLC, or the results of your individual case.

Every case is different, and each client′s case must be evaluated and handled on its own merits.

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Charges: DUI


Court: Leon County / Criminal Traffic

Facts
 

Client was stopped at a roadblock and the officer based upon his reasonable suspicion of driving under the influence requested client submit to field sobriety exercises.

The client was offered a breath test and refused.

 

Arguments


It was argued that as law enforcement did not adequately follow the roadblock operational plan all observations of law enforcement, results of the horizontal gaze nystagmus test and statements the of defendant be suppressed.

Outcome


After hearing on defendant’s motion defendant’s motion was granted.

After argument the court agreed with defendant and suppressed all of the evidence in the case.

The information in this section contains information about our past results and statements regarding the quality of our law firm′s services. The information has not been reviewed or approved by The Florida Bar. You should know that the facts and circumstances of your case may differ from the matters in which results have been provided. Not all results of cases handled by The Law Office of Lee Meadows, LLC are provided. The results provided are not necessarily representative of results obtained by The Law Office of Lee Meadows, LLC, or the results of your individual case.

Every case is different, and each client′s case must be evaluated and handled on its own merits.