SECOND OFFENSE OUI NOT GUILTY JURY VERDICT
Orange District Court
Orange police respond to car accident at 1:45 a.m. and find client leaning against car that struck a utility pole head-on. Police observe strong odor of alcoholic beverage coming from client’s breath, thick, slurred and mumbled speech, red, bloodshot eyes and unsteadiness. At first client admits to having a couple beers but later admits to having split a twelve pack earlier. Client’s father, who had arrived at accident scene before police states to arresting officer: “he’s all yours”. Client blows .257 on portable breath test.