SECOND OFFENSE OUI NOT GUILTY JURY VERDICT
Fitchburg District Court
Clinton police observe client accelerate rapidly and drive in a jerky manner through a stop sign at an intersection while maneuvering around another car in front of her. Police observe strong odor of alcoholic beverage coming from client’s breath, slurred speech and glassy, bloodshot eyes. At first client denies drinking anything that evening as the officer observes on open wine bottle in her purse on the passenger seat. Client fails alphabet test twice and alphabet test. Police confiscate two open, partially consumed bottles of wine from the passenger area of client’s car. Client submits to the breathalyzer and blows a .14.