Ayer Criminal Lawyer
OUI – DISMISSED
WRONG WAY ON STATE HIGHWAY – NOT RESPONSIBLE
Ayer District Court 9/5/23
State Police receive numerous calls of a wrong way driver on Route 495. Responding trooper southbound on Route 495 observes vehicle traveling northbound directly towards the cruiser at 1:37 am. Trooper activates siren and lights and stops the wrong-way driver. Approaching the vehicle, trooper observes client’s eyes to be bloodshot and glassy. Trooper also detects the odor of alcoholic beverage. Client admits to having a couple of beers; his last an hour ago. Client fails field sobriety tests including, HGN, walk and turn and the one-leg stand. Client fails the breathalyzer, registering a .14 reading.
The defendant successfully moves for sanctions against the Commonwealth for repeated discovery violations resulting in the court ordering all pertinent evidence related to the motor vehicle stop to be excluded from introduction at trial