State v. L.R.
Maximum Sentence: 364 days jail, 90 day loss of license, $2,000.00 fine
Mandatory Minimum Sentence: 48 hours jail, 90 day loss of license, $500.00 fine
Synopsis: Client was stopped at a closed sandwich shop when a local police officer pulled up behind her to question her about why she was in the lot. Client saw the officer approach and attempted to leave the parking area. The officer got back into his car and initiated a traffic stop. The client performed extremely poorly on field sobriety tests and was given a blood test where she tested at a .17%.
Result: Case dismissed immediately prior to hearing on a motion to suppress evidence based on an illegal stop.