OUI – NOT GUILTY VERDICT
OUI SECOND OFFENSE – NOT GUILTY VERDICT
NEGLIGENT OPERAITON – GUILTY VERDICT $550.00 FINES
Gardner District Court 3/11/22
911 caller reports a white SUV on Route 2 passing in the breakdown lane, tailgating, speeding and passing inside a rotary. Gardner police observe the same SUV swerve into an opposite lane and pass in an area considered a “dangerous turn” by police as well as a no passing zone. Police begin pursuit, observe the SUV to drift left and right and signal the SUV to stop. The SUV pulls into the breakdown lane at full speed before coming to an abrupt stop in the grass. Officer immediately observes signs of intoxication. Client is unable to provide license. Officer detects a very strong odor of alcoholic beverage, heavy, slurred speech and glassy, bloodshot eyes. When asked to exit the SUV, client states “just two beers”. Client is unable to exit the vehicle without difficulty and uses vehicle to assist his balance once outside. Client becomes agitated and yells at police. A cup containing beer is found inside client’s SUV on the passenger-side floorboard. During booking, client has difficulty maintain balance, sways and stumbles while walking. Client is observed to be unable to manipulate his phone and when asked has tremendous difficulty spelling wife’s maiden name.