I recently came across a 2001 Hillsborough County, Florida DUI case (State v. Annis) that reminded me a Jacksonville DUI (driving under the influence) case that Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC had in 2006. We represented a young lady that was charged with DUI in Jacksonville, Florida. She was charged with a Jacksonville DUI based upon the police officer’s observations alone. The police officer noted several “indicators of impairment” and arrested the woman based on the fact that he believed she was impaired and under the influence of alcoholic beverages or a controlled substance.
He took her to the Duval County Jail. At the jail, she submitted to a breath test which detected no alcohol particles. Then, the police officer requested a urine sample, and she refused. She spent the next few days in jail. After we received the case, we presented this Jacksonville DUI case to the Assistant State Attorney assigned to it. Eventually, the State dropped the charges, because there was not enough evidence to convict the Defendant.
If you have been arrested for Jacksonville Driving Under the Influence of Alcoholic Beverages or a Controlled Substance, contact a Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer today.