STATE v. C.S.
Maximum Sentence: 364 days jail; 150 day loss of license; $2,000.00 fine
Summary: Client was charged with OUI after losing control of her vehicle and crashing into another vehicle. While no one was hurt, it was apparent that client might have been under the influence. Client was brought back to the PD and given a breath test where she blew a .00%. Client was then evaluated by a DRE and found to be under the influence of prescription medications.
Result: Client suffered from numerous maladies and ailments, including severe spinal issues that required the daily use of pain medications. Client was subjected to numerous field sobriety tests that in light of client's condition, were completely inappropriate. As a result of negotiations with the DA, an agreement was reached for a dismissal of the OUI charge and client pled guilty to Driving to Endanger for a fine of $575.00 and a 30 day loss of license.