December 2014

East Brookfield District Court– The officer testified that after being dispatched to a motor vehicle accident, he spoke with the client who appeared to have a broken, bloody nose from the crash and who said he was driving. The officer stated the client was swaying on his feet while trying to get his wallet from his back pocket, had difficulty getting his license out, had glassy and bloodshot eyes, smelled strongly of alcohol, admitted drinking five or six beers when asked, avoided making eye contact and was speaking very slow with slurred speech. – BAC 0.21, OUI–FIFTH OFFENSE, NOT GUILTY

Hingham District Court– The officer testified that after responding to a report of an accident, he saw an SUV on top a guardrail and the client on the ground being treated by EMTs. The officer stated the client smelled of alcohol and that after being taken to the hospital, he was uncooperative with hospital staff. – BAC 0.25, NOT GUILTY

Hingham District Court– The officer testified the client was stopped for swerving left to right in his lane and crossing over the solid yellow center line and then right towards the fog line a couple of times. The officer stated a moderate to strong odor of alcohol was coming from inside the vehicle,and later smelled it on his breath, reported the client fumbled through his wallet for 15-­20 seconds looking for his license, had slurred speech and red, glassy, bloodshot eyes. The officer testified the client was unsteady on his feet and the client admitted he had an open can of beer in his coat pocket even though there was no can of beer in his pocket. The officer stated the client admitted drinking 4-5 beers while watching the Patriots game and failed the one leg stand field sobriety test. The officer further stated there were two open and one unopened beer cans in the client's vehicle. – NOT GUILTY

 

November 2014

Plymouth District Court– The officer testified that he stopped the client for driving without lights at night and on approach, had to remind him a couple times that they needed to be kept on as the client turned them on, then turned them off again. The officer stated the client stared straight ahead during most of this interaction. The officer testified the client smelled of alcohol,had slightly slurred speech and a slight thick tongue, had blood shot and glassy eyes,admitted drinking “a few” during the Bruins game and was unsteady on his feet while walking and had to use his car for balance. The officer stated the client did not say the alphabet as instructed and failed the one leg stand field sobriety test. – 17BAC, SECOND OFFENSE, NOT GUILTY

 

October 2014

Hingham District Court– The officer testified he was dispatched to a two-­‐ car accident and on arrival, noticed the client was highly agitated,smelled strongly of alcohol, had glassy, blood shot eyes and swayed from side to side as he spoke. The officer further testified that he observed heavy damage to the client'scar, which was in consistent with the client. The officer stated the client failed the walk and turn and one leg stand field sobriety tests, could not count backwards or say the alphabet as instructed,admitted having some drinks with his friends and had a half empty bottle of Smirnoff vodka in his car. – NOT GUILTY

Brockton District Court– The officer testified that he stopped the client for failing to obey a rotary traffic sign and on approach stated the client had slurred speech, glassy eyes, smelled strongly of alcohol and admitted drinking one beer. The officer further testified the client failed the one leg stand and walk and turn field sobriety tests. – NOT GUILTY

Brockton District Court– The officer testified that he stopped the client after he saw him crossover the double yellow lines, then slowly veer to the right, cross the white fog line, and then crossover the double yellow lines again. The officer stated the client put something in his mouth and on approach, saw numerous Listerine breath strips on the floor and on his lap. The officer further testified that the client dropped his license as he handed it to the officer,smelled of alcohol which was slightly masked by the Listerine strips, had bloodshot and glossy eyes, slurred speech and admitted drinking a few glasses of wine. The officer stated the client could not say the alphabet or count backwards as instructed and had some difficulty exiting the car. The officer further testified the client failed the one leg stand and walk and turn field sobriety test. – NOT GUILTY

Boston Municipal Court– The officer reported the client was sent into a checkpoint screening area and because there was a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle, the client's eyes were bloodshot and glassy and he admitted drinking 3 drinks, the officer had him exit the vehicle. The officer stated the client was unsteady on his feet, walking slowly and calculated and that he failed the walk and turn and one leg stand field sobriety tests. – CASE DISMISSED

Dedham District Court– The officer stated he was dispatched to a two-­‐ car accident and in speaking with the client, smelled alcohol on her breath and noticed she had blood shot and glassy eyes. The officer testified the client could not say the alphabet as instructed and failed the one leg stand field sobriety test.The officer further testified that during the booking process, the client admitted drinking three beers and had a BAC of 0.15. – NOT GUILTY

 

September 2014

Lowell District Court– The officer reported that after another officer sent the client into a checkpoint staging area, he noticed the client smelled strongly of alcohol, had somewhat slurred speech and blood shot and glassy eyes. The officer further reported the client failed the walk and turn and one leg stand field sobriety tests. – SECOND OFFENSE, BAC0.16, CASE DISMISSED

Eastern Hampshire District Court– The officer reported the client was stopped at a red light at night without his headlights on and when the officer turned on his emergency lights to stop the client, the client continued driving until the officer turned on his siren. The officer stated there was a strong odor of alcohol coming from inside the car, the client had blood shot and glassy eyes and slurred, thick-tongued speech and admitted drinking. The officer further reported the client failed the walk and turn and one leg stand field sobriety test. – OUI DISMISSED

Ayer District Court– The officer reported that upon arrival, he saw a car in a ditch and when he approached the client,the client denied driving. The client spoke in a very slurred, slow and lethargic manner, smelled strongly of alcohol, had glassy and extremely blood shot eyes, struggled for five minutes to find his license in his wallet, when he had already given it to another officer prior to this officer's arrival, and then admitted he was the driver when asked again. The officer stated the client failed the walk and turn and one leg stand field sobriety tests and could not say the alphabet as instructed. – CASE DISMISSED

Somerville District Court– The officer reported he was dispatched to a motorcycle crash and on arrival observed the client being put into an ambulance. The officer stated that when he entered the ambulance, he immediately smelled alcohol coming from the client and upon speaking with another officer on scene who had spoken to witnesses, was informed that the client lost control of his motorcycle and hit the pavement. The blood test revealed the client's blood alcohol content was 0.23. – SUCCESSFUL IN SUPPRESSING THE 0.23 BLOOD TEST, CASE DISMISSED

 

August 2014

Worcester District Court– The officer testified the client passed him going 80mph in a 50mph zone and upon following the client into a 30 mph zone, had him on radar going 76mph. The officer also stated the client swerved and crossed the white fog line, almost going off the road. The officer testified the client smelled strongly of alcohol, noticed he had glassy and bloodshot eyes and slow, slurred, thick speech and when he was asked, the client stated he had one beer. The officer further testified the client used his arms for balance during the one leg stand field sobriety test, failed the walk and turn field sobriety test and could not say the alphabet as instructed. - NOT GUILTY

East Brookfield District Court– The officer reported he was dispatched for a report of an erratic operator and after seeing the car pass his location, he stopped it. The officer stated the client smelled strongly of alcohol, had glassy eyes, slurred speech, admitted drinking a few beers and was unsteady on his feet as he walked. The officer reported the client did not complete the walk and turn or the one leg stand field sobriety test. – CASE DISMISSED

 

Plymouth District Court– The officer reported the client had altered, blue headlights, loud engine, squealing tires and took off quickly down the road. The officer stated the client had extremely blood shot and glossy eyes said, “sorry sir” fumbled in his wallet for his license, smelled strongly of alcohol, had slurred speech and admitted drinking three beers. The officer further reported the client failed the walk and turn field sobriety test and upon inspecting the client's car, noticed it may have been in a recent crash. – CASE DISMISSED

Wareham District Court– The officer testified the client was driving 62mph in a 40mph zone,did not slow down in response to the officer's emergency lights, accelerated pulling away from the officer and did not stop when the officer activate his siren. The officer stated the client continued on for about a mile and watched as the client crossed the double yellow line for approximately 100 feet and then finally slammed on their brakes and pulled to the right and stopped. The officer testified the client smelled of alcohol, had slurred speech, blood shot and glossy eyes, admitted drinking “around 5 beers,” was unsteady on his feet when exiting his car and used his car as he walked for support. A second officer testified that the client could not say the alphabet or count backwards as instructed and failed the finger-­to-­ nose,one leg stand and walk and turn field sobriety tests. – NOT GUILTY

Taunton District Court– The officer testified the client swerved within his lane,crossed into the break down lane,then crossed from 495 north bound to Route 24 southbound, traveled partially in the middle lane suddenly accelerated up to approximately 75-­80 mph and was slow to respond to the officer's emergency lights taking approximately ¾ of a mile to stop. The officer stated there was an odor of alcohol coming from the car,the client had very glassy eyes, could not say where he was coming from, was unsteady on his feet when exiting, could not say the alphabet or count backwards as instructed, and failed the one leg stand field sobriety test. – OUI, NOT GUILTY

Taunton District Court– The officer testified the client swerved several times to the right, each time crossing over into the break down lane,then jerked back to the left, then sped up and drove extremely close to the car in front of it,rapidly braked,and after swerving once again to the right the officer activated his blue lights. The officer stated the client continued to drive for several seconds before making an abrupt swerve into the break down lane. The officer further stated the client was slouched in his seat,had glassy and bloodshot eyes, smelled an odor of marijuana and strong odor of alcohol coming from the car, had slurred speech, handed a bunch of papers to the officer saying“ you find it” when the officer asked for his registration, and admitted drinking two beers after initially denying it. The officer testified the client was slow to get out of the car, swayed when he walked,and failed the one leg stand and walk and turn field sobriety tests. – NOT GUILTY OF THIRD OFFENSE FELONY OUI, GUILTY OF SECOND OFFENSE MISDEMEANOR OUI, AVOIDED MANDATORY JAIL SENTENCE ON THE THIRD OFFENSE

 

July 2014

Natick District Court– The officer reported that upon responding to a report of atwo car crash he observed both cars were heavily damaged, and when speaking with the client, stated she didn't know what had happened, was very unsteady on her feet, smelled strongly of alcohol, admitted drinking and had blood shot and glassy eyes. The officer also indicated the client failed the one leg stand and walk and turn field sobriety tests. – BAC 0.16, OUI DISMISSED,CONTINUED WITHOUT A FINDING ON RECKLESS OPERATION

Barnstable District Court– The officer testified the client passed him going 74mph in a 55mph zone, was drifting from the right lane into the left lane and back,got up to speeds of 84-­86mph, continued drifting between the right and left lane, occasionally straddling the center of the road and on two occasions,jerked violently to the right. The officer stated once he stopped the client, he had to knock on the window to get his attention so he would roll down the window, the client had difficulty finding the ignition to turn the car off and when he did the car was still in drive,he handed over a service printout indicating it was his registration,had blood shot and glassy eyes, admitted drinking, and refused to get out of the vehicle when asked. The officer testified that he reached in and unlocked the door, took control of the client's arm and escorted him out of the car and to the back of the vehicle. The officer stated the client had difficulty standing and walking, was very unsteady on his feet,smelled of alcohol,and when asked to place his hands on the car and take a step back, he fell to the ground on his stomach. The client testified that the police officer pulled him out of the car and threw him to the ground which was indirect contradiction to the officer's testimony. – OUI, NOT GUILTY

Plymouth District Court– The officer reported he was on foot when he heard screeching tires and then saw a pick up truck driving south in the north bound lane,and watched as he turned sharply to avoid hitting a north bound vehicle head on. The officer stated he walked into the road way and used his flash light to signal the car to stop,but the car did not stop so the officer got into his cruiser, activated his lights, followed and stopped the car. The officer further reported the client admitted drinking, had a flush face,watery and bloodshot eyes, smelled strongly of alcohol, had soft,slurred speech and kept looking straight ahead with a blank look on his face. The officer stated the client began walking to the front of his car when he was asked to walk to the back,said the alphabet very fast after being instructed to do it slow and steady,put his foot down after e very second during the one leg stand field sobriety test and failed the walk and turn field sobriety test. – BAC0.20, PLED GUILTY TO A MISDEMEANOR SECOND OFFENSE AND AVOIDED A MANDATORY 1 YEAR JAIL SENTENCE AND A FELONY

Plymouth District Court– The officer testified the client sped past him and did not pull over in response to his lights. The officer stated the client continued speeding and drifted over the white fog line even though the officer's lights were still activated. The officer testified the client eventually pulled over, did not produce his license when first asked and stated the car smelled strongly of alcohol, the client was slurring his words,had blood shot and glassy eyes and admitted drinking. The officer testified the client could not follow simple commands when exiting and was staggering and unsteady on his feet while walking. The officer stated the client could not count backwards as instructed and failed the one leg stand and walk and turn field sobriety tests. – NOT GUILTY

 

Belchertown District Court– The officer reported that when initially stopped at a sobriety checkpoint, another officer indicated the client had glassy,bloodshot eyes, there was an odor of alcohol coming from the car and he admitted to drinking. This officer stated he confirmed the glassy, blood shot eyes and odor or alcohol and reported that the client failed the walk and turn field sobriety test and, against instructions, used his arms for balance during the one leg stand field sobriety test. –OUI DISMISSED, CONTINUED WITHOUT A FINDING ON NEGLIGENT OPERATION

 

June 2014

Brockton District Court– The officer testified the client was following a vehicle too closely and as the road split into two lanes, the client quickly switched lanes,sped past the vehicle he had been following and was clocked going 51mph in a 30mphz one. The officer stated the client had glassy, blood shot eyes, smelled strongly of alcohol, was very slow with his actions, had difficulty removing his license from his wallet and dropped all the papers documents on the floor when looking for his registration, which he passed several times. The officer testified the client was unsteady on his feet, said the alphabet incorrectly on his first try,forgot what number he was supposed to count backwards to, and failed the walk and turn field sobriety test. –NOT GUILTY

Hingham District Court– The officer reported he stopped the client for going 35mph-45mph in a 20mph zone.The officer stated he had to knock on the client's window to get his attention and immediately smelled a strong odor of alcohol when the window was rolled down. The officer reported the client ripped off the door to the glove box when looking for his registration, stated his speech was slurred, his eyes were blood shot and glassy and he admitted drinking. The officer stated the client could not say the alphabet or count backwards as instructed, was unsteady on his feet upon exiting, and failed the walk and turn and one leg stand field sobriety tests. –BAC 0.19, CASE DISMISSED

 

May 2014

Boston Municipal Court– The officer reported the client entered the highway and immediately sped over to the left lane, accelerating to over 75mph in a posted 30mph zone,was having trouble maintaining his lane and came close to striking to the cars. The officer stated that after stopping the client, he had difficulty putting his car in park and removing the keys from the ignition, smelled of alcohol, had blood shot and glassy eyes, and was unsteady on his feet and used his car for balance and failed the one leg stand field sobriety test. – CASE DISMISSED

Framingham District Court– The officer testified the client was swerving in and out of his lane, crossing over the marked lane line multiple times for approximately two miles. The officer stated the client had glassy, blood shot eyes,had drawn out,slurred speech,admitted drinking, and smelled strongly of alcohol. The officer testified the client failed the one leg stand field sobriety test. – NOT GUILTY

Plymouth District Court– The officer testified the client failed to use his turn signal twice accelerated rapidly and drove over the curb as he was stopping. The officer stated the client had difficulty finding his registration and he noticed a moderate odor of alcoholic beverage and glassy and mildly blood shot eyes, and the client admitted it was his birthday and he had a couple when asked if he had been drinking. The officer testified the client failed the one leg stand and walk and turn field sobriety tests, could not say the alphabet and could not count backwards as instructed. – NOT GUILTY

 

April 2014

Hingham District Court– The officer testified that upon arrival, he saw the client partially blocking traffic and noticed the brake lights were lit as if someone were pushing on the pedal. The officer stated he approached and noticed the car was running, the client's window was down,even though it was drizzling, the radio was loudly playing and the client was slumped over the passenger side front seat with his head on the passenger seat. The officer testified that after the client did not respond to his question, he opened the door, turned off the car and vigorously shook him asking repeatedly if he was okay. The officer stated the client awoke with a start, but appeared to have difficulty understanding what was said. The officer further testified the client had extremely red and glassy eyes,smelled strongly of alcohol,had difficulty getting his license out of his wallet eventually handing over a stack of cards none of which were his license, admitted drinking, had slurred speech and was extremely unsteady on his feet even though the officer allowed him to use his car for balance. The officer stated the client was unable to say the alphabet and could not count backwards as instructed. – NOT GUILTY

Hingham District Court– The officer testified he came across a car off the road and upon approach noticed the client had glassy and blood shot eyes, was slurring her words, had difficulty counting backwards, smelled of alcohol and admitted drinking a scorpion bowl. – NOT GUILTY

Worcester District Court– The officer testified the client entered a checkpoint and was sent in for additional screening. The officer stated he could smell a strong odor of alcoholic beverage as he spoke to the client, who admitted drinking three beers and noticed extremely blood shot and glassy eyes. The officer further testified the client completed the walk and turn with a few problems and had trouble keeping his left foot six inches off the ground at the beginning of the one leg stand. – NOT GUILTY

Woburn District Court– The officer reported that after responding to a three-­‐car accident, he approached the last car in the accident, and heard the client noisily chewing on gum, saw her fumble and accidentally fling her driver&squo;s license on her passenger seat before handing it to the officer, stammered her words, did not complete sentences and appeared confused and disoriented. The officer stated that the people in car 2 of the accident said the client was driving erratically before the crash,swerving,almost driving another car off the road,stopped several times in the road way for no apparent reason and looked down several times for no apparent reason. The officer reported the client was unsteady on her feet, swayed while walking,admitted having a few drinks, clarifying two glasses of wine and had slurred speech. The officer also stated the client failed the Romberg and finger and nose field sobriety tests. – CASE DISMISSED

 

March 2014

Wareham District Court– The officer testified the client straddled the white fog line, failing to stay with in the marked lanes,was going 35mph ina 50mph and again drifted over the fog line, hit the curb, then drifted over the double yellow lines,then backover the white fog line for the third time. The officer stated the client did not acknowledge him and was looking down at his wallet for a period of time, smelled of alcohol,had watery, glassy eyes,and admitted drinking two beers.The officer testified the client was unsteady on his feet and not paying attention while being given instructions for the finger and nose field sobriety test and ultimately failed this test. The officer also stated that when told to close his eyes and open them after counting to thirty in his head, 57 seconds had passed. – NOT GUILTY

Brockton District Court– The officer testified the client was driving without headlights on and after stopping and approaching the vehicle, observed the client was driving without his seat belt, smelled strongly of alcohol, admitted drinking just one or two,” could not say the alphabet as instructed, and saw there was a brown paper bag with a can inside, later identified as an empty can of malt liquor it in the passenger side back seat. The officer further testified that the client failed the one leg stand and walk and turn field sobriety tests. – NOT GUILTY

Brookline District Court– Officer 1 stated that he was approached by a group of college-aged females who said there were two older males in their 60s following and harassing them, making them feel scared, thought they were trying to pick them up and appeared intoxicated. Officer 2 reported he was advised to check a parking garage and upon doing so, saw two males sitting in the front seats of a vehicle and upon exiting the garage, were driving slower than the speed limit Officer2 reported he stopped the vehicle,and saw the client had glassy and blood shot eyes, slurred and mumbled his words, smelled strongly of alcohol,admitted seeing the group of college-­‐aged females speaking with Officer1, had difficulty producing his license and struggled with his wallet. Officer 2 further reported the client was unsteady on his feet while exiting and swayed on his feet. – MOTION TO SUPPRESS THE STOP WAS ALLOWED, CASE DISMISSED

Edgartown District Court- The officer reported hearing racing engines followed by two vehicles going over 80 mph past him so he activated his overhead lights to stop both vehicles.The officer stated that Vehicle1 stopped,so he followed Vehicle 2 around the corner where it stopped and on approach saw a crushed Budweiser can under there are wiper blade,and upon speaking with the client, smelled alcohol coming from the car,saw he had red and glassy eyes,and was advised by another officer on scene that there was a Budweiser can in the center console. The officer stated the client failed the walk and turn and one leg stand field sobriety tests. – CASE DISMISSED

Worcester District Court– The officer testified the client did not stop for a pedestrian in the cross walk and after stopping the vehicle, noticed a strong odor of freshly burnt marijuana coming from the car.The officer stated the client's eyes were extremely blood shot and glassy, the client admitted to smoking marijuana 45 minutes before being stopped,later admitting it was 20 minutes and failed the walk and turn and one leg stand field sobriety tests. – NOT GUILTY

Worcester District Court– The officer testified the client was driving a motorcycle slouched to the left of his seat and the right sides add le bag lid was open. The officer stated the client was weaving with in the right lane of travel, and as he came to a stop at a red light, he placed both feet on the ground and began to lean from right to left lifting one leg and then the other and after leaning it the right a third time, he almost lost control and dropped it. The officer further testified the client did not use his blinker when turning on to the 90 on-ramp and after stopping the client,noticed he was having difficulty balancing the motorcycle. The officer stated the client smelled strongly of alcohol,admitted drinking a couple,” had extremely glassy and moderately blood shot eyes,his right shoe was not on completely, there were two fresh abrasions on his legs consistent with motorcycle exhaust pipe burns,and his motorcycle seat was unattached from the bracket and was pushed to the left side of the motorcycle. – NOT GUILTY

Belchertown District Court– The officer testified that the client swerved left over the double yellow line,then right towards the white line on the shoulder and after the officer turned on his emergency lights to stop the vehicle, the client continued on,turning right,itclient's right rear wheel rolling over a curb before coming to a complete stop. The officer stated there was a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle,the client's eyes were bloodshot and glassy, her speech was slurred, she denied drinking when asked and began to sob and act as if she was crying, even though there were no tears. The officer further testified the client failed the walk and turn and one leg stand field sobriety tests and while interacting with her, he smelled alcohol on the client's breath. – NOT GUILTY

 

February 2014

Hingham District Court– The officer testified he responded to a call from a client who indicated he was in the north bound median, later calling and stating he was in a construction zone on the south bound side,but did not know where he was. The officer stated he located the client, who was waving to the officer, in a closed off construction zone, in the center median of Route 3 South and noticed his car had extensive front-­‐end damage, both front rims and tires were missing, the air bags had deployed and it appeared to have had multiple collisions with cement barriers. The officer testified that while speaking with the client, he said he had been driving home and was cut off causing him to go into the median. The officer further testified the client smelled of alcohol, had red and glassy eyes, at first denied drinking, later acknowledging several drinks, could not say the ABCs as instructed and failed the walk and turn field sobriety test. The officer stated the client thought it was midnight when it was really 3:35 am and thought he was in the area of Duxbury, Kingston when he was actually in Rockland. – NOT GUILTY

Plymouth District Court– The officer reported that after the client was rear-­‐ended, prior to speaking with officers who had arrived on scene, the client left the scene. The officer stated that after officers located the client at his home, he entered the client's home and noticed the client had slurred speech, was asked to repeat himself on multiple occasions, was unsteady on his feet, smelled like alcohol which became stronger as he spoke, said he left the accident before speaking to the officer because he was fine and didn't need any help, said he gave his information to the officer which he did not, and denied drinking alcohol. The officer further reported the client became agitated, failed the one leg stand and walk and turn field sobriety tests and could not say the ABCs as instructed. – FOURTH OFFENSE REDUCED TO A THIRD

Quincy District Court– Officer1 reported he responded to a call for assistance from Officer 2 who was directing traffic when he had to move out of the way to avoid being struck by a vehicle that disregarded his traffic directions. Officer1 stated thatOfficer 2 told him the vehicle had pulled over and that he believed he was under the influence of alcohol. Upon arrival, Officer1 saw Officer2 directing traffic wearing a bright yellow rain coat, police hat, bright yellow rain cover and he had a flash light and there were many orange cones in the road guiding drivers where to go. Officer1 reported that when he approached the driver, he was looking straight ahead with a blank stare on his face and it took three times before he responded to Officer1 who was trying to get his attention. Officer1 stated the client smelled strongly of alcohol,had very slurred speech, a red face,glassy eyes, admitted drinking two beers and stumbled as he exited,almost falling to the ground. Officer1 further reported the client failed the walk and turn and finger-­to-­nose field sobriety tests and could not say the ABCs or count backwards as instructed. – THIRD OFFENSE REDUCED TO A SECOND

Dorchester District Court– The officer testified he was dispatched to a one-car accident and upon arrival, saw the client sitting behind the wheel with the airbags deployed and a deep gash across the bridge of his nose that was heavily bleeding. The officer stated the client kept touching his nose, had red and glassy eyes, slurred speech, smelled strongly of alcohol, and admitted drinking two drinks. The officer further testified the client refused to allow Boston Fire to place a collar around his neck, started his vehicle,which was still in gear, and jumped forward, was yelled at by fire fighters to stop the vehicle,and was eventually talked into exiting the vehicle for medical attention. The officer stated the client was extremely unsteady on his feet and had to be guided by a paramedic, he could not say the alphabet, and while being treated for his injuries at the hospital, was cooperative and polite one minute and combative and verbally abusive the next. – NOT GUILTY

 

January 2014

Hingham District Court– The officer testified he was dis patched to a three-vehicle accident and upon arrival, was told that there had been a two-car accident and after pulling the cars to the side of the road, the client, in a third car, had collided head first into the front right corner and side of one of the vehicles in the initial accident. The officer stated that upon speaking the client, the client said the car had come out of nowhere and when asked if he had been drinking after the officer smelled a strong odor of alcohol on his breath, the client stated he had two beers. The officer further testified the client had red, glassy and blood shot eyes, thick, slurred speech and failed the one leg stand, walk and turn and finger to nose field sobriety tests. – NOT GUILTY

Brockton District Court– The officer testified that the client was travelling at a high rate of speed and crossed over the center line multiple times. The officer further testified that the client had significant difficulty producing his registration, admitted drinking two beers, after first denying it,smelled of alcohol and had red and glassy eyes and slurred speech. The officer went on to testify that the client lowly and incorrectly recited the ABCs,had difficulty getting out of the car and swayed back and forth while standing in one spot. – NOT GUILTY

Hingham District Court– The officer reported the client was all over the road, crossing both the yellow line and the fog line at least two times before pulling into a parking lot with a flat tire, almost falling over as he exited the car with a big wet spot on the front of his unzipped pants. The officer stated the client said his tire was flat because he hit something, although he was not sure what. The officer further reported the client smelled of alcohol, had red and glassy eyes, had a hard time standing, was swaying from side to side and was unable to say the ABCs. – CASE DISMISSED

Plymouth District Court– The officer testified he was dispatched to an erratically operating motor vehicle and when he located the vehicle, it crossed over the double yellow line. The officer stated the client did not pull over when he activated his cruiser lights only stopping once the officer put on his siren. The officer further testified that the client smelled of alcohol,fumbled in his walled for his license,had red and glassy eyes,slurred speech and admitted drinking a glass of wine.The officer stated the client was unsteady on his feet and ad to use his door for balance as he exited, he failed the walk and turn and one leg stand field sobriety tests, and could not say his ABCs or count backwards as instructed. – NOT GUILTY

Attleboro District Court– The officer testified he was dispatched to a report of a car off the road and upon arrival, observed a car sitting upon as now bank in the front yard of a residence. The officer stated the client produced an ID card when asked for identification as he did not have a license, denied driving,smelled of alcohol, had blood shot and glassy eyes and admitted drinking “only like three beers.” The officer testified that the client continued to deny driving saying that some one dropped him off and that it was his mom&squo;s car. The officer stated the client was having extreme difficulty maintaining his balance, not wearing any shoes and when asked where his shoes were,he said “I take them off when I drive cause it's more comfortable. – NOT GUILTY

Dedham District Court– The officer reported he was dispatched to a minor motor vehicle accident where one party though the client was intoxicated. The officer stated that after asking the client for his registration, the client handed his car&squo;s owner manual and when told it was not his registration, the client went to his car and was seen talking on his cellphone. After being asked three times to hand up the phone, the officer reported that while the client denied drinking, he could smell alcohol coming from him,heardh im speak with thick, slurred speech while repeatedly saying he wanted to call his wife, refused field sobriety tests and stated he was all messed up.” – CASE DISMISSED