OUI, DUI, Drunk Driving Defense Cases
OUI NOT GUILTY JURY VERDICT
Fitchburg District Court
Leominster police receive 911 call at 11:00 p.m. reporting truck to have backed into trash cans and struck a utility pole with possibly intoxicated driver. Police stop client’s truck 100 yards from accident scene and observe fresh damage on client’s front bumper and passenger side. Client states she is coming from a local pub and admits to having 3 or four drinks and being a little tipsy. Client also admits to striking the trash cans. Client exhibits a heavy odor of alcoholic beverage and bloodshot, glassy eyes and slurred speech. Client exhibits unsteadiness as she exits the
vehicle and uses the truck to maintain balance. Client is swaying and rocking so badly that police do not feel it is safe to conduct further field sobriety testing. Client is uncooperative and hostile with police while being placed under arrest and at the station. Client slams herself into cell door, threatens to sue and directs profane language at police.