December 2010

Plymouth District Court– The police officer was dispatched to the report of a motor vehicle accident. The client was observed by a civilian witness to have hit two parked cars. When the police officer spoke to the client he found her to have an odor of alcohol coming from her breath, red and glassy eyes and slurred speech. – NOT GUILTY

Quincy District Court– The client was stopped at a roadblock and there was no erratic operation. The officer testified he had red glassy eyes, slightly slurred speech and smelled of alcohol. He told the officer he had a few beers earlier. The officer indicated he passed the one leg stand and failed the walk and turn test. – NOT GUILTY

 

November 2010

Wrentham District Court– The client was stopped for speeding. The officer noticed an odor of alcohol, bloodshot and glassy eyes and slurred speech. The client told the officer he had 8 – 10 beers over the course of the day while attending then Patriots game. The client, according to the officer, failed the alphabet, one leg stand and the walk and turn test. – CASE DISMISSED

Attleboro District Court – The police found the client parked on the side of the road. The officer wrote he had red eyes, slurred speech and smelled of alcohol. The officer asked him to get out of the car and according to the officer he stumbled as he exited. The officer wrote that he that he did not successfully complete the one leg stand, Finger to nose and Walk and Turn test. – CASE DISMISSED

Hingham District Court– The officer stopped the client for driving without headlights. The officer that the client had thick and slurred speech, smelled strongly of alcohol and had bloodshot and glassy eyes. The officer testified that she did not successfully complete the Walk and Turn test or the alphabet test. The client admitted to 4 beers – NOT GUILTY

Plymouth District Court– The client was stopped speeding. When the police officer spoke to the client he found him to have a strong odor of alcohol coming from his breath, bloodshot and glassy eyes and his speech was slurred. He was asked to get out of the car. The officer indicated he was unsteady on his feet. He passed the alphabet and failed the counting backwards test, the one leg stand and the walk and turn. – NOT GUILTY

 

October 2010

Plymouth District Court– The client was stopped for Making a wide turn and crossing the center line. When she stopped she pulled up onto the curb. When the police officer spoke to the client he found her to have a strong odor of alcohol coming from her, red, watery eyes and her speech was extremely slurred. She admitted to a few drinks. She was asked to get out of the car. The officer indicated he was unsteady and helped her to the sidewalk. She passed the alphabet and the counting backwards tests and failed the walk and turn. The breath test result of .18 did not go into evidence – NOT GUILTY

 

Brockton District Court– The client was stopped when his car went passed the stop line at an intersection (the officer needed to swerve to avoid the car) and crossed the center line. When the police officer interviewed the client he found him to have an odor of alcohol coming from him, mildly bloodshot eyes and his speech was slurred and slow. He was asked to get out of the car and he tried to get out with his seatbelt still fastened. He was unsteady and failed the one leg stand and the walk and turn test. – NOT GUILTY

 

Chelsea District Court– The police officer and a civilian (lawyer) witness testified that the client was driving the wrong way on the Revere Beach Parkway. They pulled the vehicle over. The officer testified the client smelled of alcohol, was slurring his words, had bloodshot and glassy eyes and was unsteady on his feet. – NOT GUILTY OF OUI

 

September 2010

Concord District Court– The police responded to the report of an accident. They found the client in her home. The car had struck a tree. The officer testified the client was slurring her words, had bloodshot and glassy eyes, swayed back and forth and smelled of alcohol. She admitted to drinking wine. She failed the one leg stand and Walk and Turn test – NOT GUILTY OF OUI AND CHILD ENDANGERMENT

Plymouth District Court– The client was involved in an accident and was transported to the hospital. When the police arrived they interviewed the client and found him to have an odor of alcohol coming from him, he was slurring his words, had bloodshot and glassy eyes and was unsteady. He admitted to two glasses of beer. – CASE DISMISSED

Westboro District Court– The client was pulled over for an expired inspection sticker. The officer testified he had red, watery eyes and a strong odor of alcohol coming from him. – NOT GUILTY

Plymouth District Court– The client was stopped for speeding. When the police officer interviewed the client he found him to have an odor of alcohol coming from him, bloodshot, glassy eyes and his speech was slurred and thick tongued. He admitted to two or three drinks. He was asked to get out of the car. The officer indicated he was unsteady, swaying and almost fell over. He passed the alphabet and the counting backwards tests failed the one leg stand and the walk and turn. – NOT GUILTY

Brockton District Court– The client was involved in an accident where he hit a pole and left the scene. When the police arrived they interviewed the client and found him to have an odor of alcohol coming from him and had bloodshot glassy eyes. He failed the one leg stand and the walk and turn tests. – NOT GUILTY

 

August 2010

Clinton/Fitchburg District Court– The client was pulled over for speeding. He smelled strongly of alcohol, had glassy/red eyes and his speech was thick and accented. He was unsteady as he got out of his car. He admitted to having a pitcher of beer. He failed the one leg stand and Walk and Turn test. – NOT GUILTY

Plymouth District Court– The client was involved in an accident after he had to veer to the right to avoid a car that veered into his lane. As he swerved to the right he hit a car that was waiting to enter the roadway. When the police arrived they interviewed the client and found him to have a heavy odor of alcohol coming from him and his speech was slow and thick. He admitted to a couple of drinks. He was asked to get out of the car. The officer indicated his movements were slow and deliberate and that he swayed. He passed the alphabet and failed the one leg stand and the walk and turn. The breath test result of .11 did not go into evidence – NOT GUILTY

 

July 2010

Dorchester District Court– The client was involved in a one car accident on the Southeast Expressway. He drove down the off ramp and stopped too far into the intersection. He was slow to respond to the officer's questions and smelled of alcohol. He was unsteady as he got out of his car. He admitted to having about 5 beers. He failed the one leg stand and Walk and Turn test and passed the alphabet test. – NOT GUILTY

Roxbury District Court– The trooper was patrolling Storrow drive when he saw a car travelling at 25 mph and weaving between the lanes. The client seemed to be falling asleep and was described in the report as incoherent. The client was barefoot and having trouble walking. BREATH TEST .19 – CASE DISMISSED

Hingham District Court– The officer responded to a report of a motor vehicle hitting a parked car. The officer found the client outside the vehicle and noticed she smelled strongly of alcohol and had red and glassy eyes. The officer testified that she did not successfully complete the Walk and Turn test or the alphabet test. – The breath test result of .21 did not go into evidence. – NOT GUILTY

 

June 2010

Plymouth District Court– The client was described by a cell phone caller as driving all over the road. The officer did not notice any improper driving when he was behind the car. The officer indicated that when he got to the car he noticed a moderate odor of an alcoholic beverage and the client had red and glassy eyes and slurred speech The client produced his license registration. He admitted to 4 or 5 beers and was told to get out of the car. The officer indicated he was unsteady. – NOT GUILTY

Federal District Court– The officer pulled the client over for going through a stop sign. The officer indicated that when he got to the car he smelled an odor of an alcoholic beverage. The client admitted she had consumed 4 glasses of wine. She failed the one leg stand and walk and turn test. – CASE DISMISSED

Wrentham District Court– The police responded to the report of a car fire. The client was described by the officer as smelling of an alcoholic beverage and that he bloodshot glassy eyes and slurred speech He failed the one leg stand and walk and turn test. – CASE DISMISSED

Worcester District Court– The client was described by the trooper as going 75 mph in a 55 mph zone. He cut off another vehicle and was pulled over. the speed limit and weaving into both the breakdown and second travel lanes. After the blue lights went on the client took an off ramp and went up and on to and over the cub two times. The officer indicated that the client smelled of alcohol, had red glassy eyes and slurred speech The officer indicated that the client produced his license and registration but fumbled with the documents and kept dropping them. He was told to get out of the car and walked into traffic. The officer wrote that he failed the one leg stand, walk and turn test and a finger dexterity test. – CASE DISMISSED

Plymouth District Court– The client was described by the officer as going below the speed limit and weaving into both the breakdown and second travel lanes. After the blue lights went on the client took an off ramp and went up and on to and over the curb two times. The officer indicated that when he got to the car he was hit with a wall of odor of an alcoholic beverage and the client had bloodshot glassy eyes and severely slurred speech The client produced his license and fumbled while looking for his registration. He was told to get out of the car and walked into traffic. He failed the alphabet, finger to nose, one leg stand and walk and turn test. – NOT GUILTY

 

May 2010

Plymouth District Court– Boating Under the Influence. The client was approached by the environmental police as he was taking his boat out of the water. The officers indicated that the client had a strong odor of alcohol coming from him, his eyes were glassy and he was unsteady. There were beer can all over the boat and they arrested him. – NOT GUILTY

Framingham District Court– The client was described by the officer as running a red light. The officer indicated that the client had bloodshot glassy eyes, slurred speech and smelled strongly of alcohol. The client produced his license and registration without difficulty and was told to get out of the car. He failed the one leg stand, Walk and Turn test and alphabet tests. – The breath test result of .17 did not go into evidence – NOT GUILTY

Orleans District Court– The client was described by the officer as traveling over the center line. The officer observed vomit on the driver's side of the vehicle. The officer indicated that the client had bloodshot glassy eyes, slurred speech and smelled strongly of alcohol. The client produced his license and registration without difficulty and was told to get out of the car. He failed the one leg stand, Walk and Turn test and alphabet tests. – The breath test result of .17 did not go into evidence – NOT GUILTY

Plymouth District Court– The client was described by the officer as going at a high rate of speed and unable to maintain his lane. The officer indicated that the client had an overwhelming odor of alcohol coming from him, bloodshot glassy eyes, red face and slurred speech The client produced his license and registration without difficulty and was told to get out of the car. He failed the one leg stand and walk and turn test. – NOT GUILTY

 

April 2010

Plymouth District Court– The officer was dispatched to an accident where one of the drivers had left the scene of the accident. The police searched the area and eventually found the client coming out of the woods covered in glass. The officer said his speech was extremely slurred, he had bloodshot glassy eyes and smelled strongly of alcohol. He was also unsteady on his feet and needed assistance to stand. The officer felt he was drunk. – NOT GUILTY

 

March 2010

Newton District Court– The client passed a vehicle on the wrong side of the road and was pulled over. The police observed that the client had a strong odor of alcohol, extremely slurred speech and bloodshot eyes. He failed the alphabet test, could not do the one leg stand and the officer testified he failed the walk and turn but according to the officer's field sobriety test training manual, the client passed that test. – NOT GUILTY

Attleboro District Court– The police responded to a domestic disturbance. The client's wife told the officers that he had left in his car and was highly intoxicated. One of the officers saw him driving in front of his house and motioned him over. He complied. The officer testified he had bloodshot and glassy eyes and smelled of alcohol. The officer asked him to get out of the car and according to the officer he staggered as he exited. The officer testified that he did not successfully complete the Walk and Turn test. The breath test result of .11 did not go into evidence  – NOT GUILTY

Quincy District Court– The police officer saw the client enter a liquor store and be refused service as a result of being intoxicated. The officer watched him leave and stagger to a car in the liquor store parking lot. The client then turned around and started to walk towards the store again. He stopped again and returned to the car, got in and started the car. The officer told him to stop and he did. The officer testified he had bloodshot and glassy eyes, slurred speech and smelled of alcohol. The officer asked him to get out of the car and according to the officer he staggered and could not maintain his balance without holding onto the car door.  NOT GUILTY

Plymouth District Court– The officer observed a van cross the roadway and pill into a parking space on the other side of the road facing in the wrong direction. The officer pulled up next to the van and when the operator looked at the officer he was described as looking dazed and confused. The officer said his speech was slurred, he had bloodshot glassy eyes and smelled strongly of alcohol. He passed the alphabet test, could not do the one leg stand and the officer testified he failed the walk and turn but according to the officer's field sobriety test training manual, the client passed that test. – NOT GUILTY

 

February 2010

Plymouth District Court– The officer was dispatched as a result of a cell phone caller's report of an erratic operator. The officer said the client's speech was slurred, that she had bloodshot glassy eyes and smelled strongly of alcohol. She failed the alphabet test, the one leg stand and the walk and turn. A defense expert on field sobriety testing cast doubt on the validity of the testing due to the client's weight. – NOT GUILTY

 

January 2010

Belchertown District Court– The client was pulled off to the side of the road with her flashers on. As the officer got closer she turned her flashers off and pulled out into the travel lane. After pulling out she crossed the fog line and the officer put on his blue lights to stop the car. The driver swerved to the right nearly hitting trash cans at the end of the driveway and then pulled over. She produced her license without a problem. She was asked to get out of the car and the officer testified she was unsteady walking to the rear of her car where she could not stand on one leg or walk heel to toe to the officer's satisfaction. The officer indicated that she had slurred speech, bloodshot, glassy eyes, and smelled strongly of alcohol. The client admitted drinking. – .08% breath test – NOT GUILTY

Peabody District Court– The police responded to an accident scene where a car had struck a telephone pole. They found the client backing the vehicle up and pulling it into the next driveway. The officer testified that the client was unsteady on his feet, leaned against the car, smelled strongly of alcohol, had red glassy eyes and slurred speech. The arresting officer testified that on the One Leg Stand Test the client put his foot down 2 times in 6 seconds. (another officer testified he held it up for 10 seconds ) During his recitation of the alphabet he jumbled and missed letters. (English was his second language) – NOT GUILTY

Hingham District Court– The client was described by the trooper as going 80 – 87 mph and weaving between lanes. The trooper indicated that the client had bloodshot and glassy eyes, slurred speech and smelled of alcohol. The client produced his license and registration without difficulty and was told to get out of the car. The officer testified that he did not successfully complete the one leg stand or Walk and Turn test and completed the counting backwards and alphabet test. – NOT GUILTY

Cambridge District Court– The state police were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident and found the client inside her motor vehicle. She had driven into an intersection and crashed into a snow plow. The officer testified that the client had bloodshot, glassy eyes, smelled strongly of alcohol was incoherent and had very slurred speech. She was taken to the hospital and then to the station where she took a breath test. The breath test result of .11 was not allowed into evidence. – NOT GUILTY