Commonwealth v. J.M. – Plymouth District Court

Charge:           OUI-First Offense Result:            Dismissal Client was stopped for marked lanes violations.  The Marshfield police officer observed the client’s speech to be slurred, his eyes to be red and bloodshot and a strong odor of alcohol.  The client elected to perform field sobriety tests and did not  do well. The government elected not to proceed to trial for reasons that were kept internal.  Either way the client was a very happy person.
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Commonwealth v. D.B. – Brockton District Court

Charge:          OUI –First Offense Result:             Not Guilty Client was driving in a snowstorm and lost control of his vehicle.  The Abington Police arrived and observed the client near the vehicle.  The police engaged the client in conversation to determine where he was coming from and how the accident occurred.  The police observed the client to be unsteady on his feet, have an odor of alcohol and his speech was slurred.  The client refused to take Field Sobriety Tests.  The police provided photos that were inconsistent with their own account of how the accident happened.
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Commonwealth v. J.A. – Newburyport District Court

Charge:          OUI Drugs & OUI 3rd offense. Result:           OUI Drugs – Dismissed; OUI 3rd offense reduced to a 2nd Offense. This client was stopped for speeding by a Massachusetts State Trooper.  After approaching this client the trooper observed an odor of alcohol, red/glassy/bloodshot eyes and slurred speech.  The trooper was concerned for his safety and asked the client to exit the motor vehicle.  Based upon what the trooper called “erratic behavior” the client was placed under arrest for Operating Under the Influence of Drugs and Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol. At the State Police Barracks, the police
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Commonwealth v. M.S. – Edgartown District Court

Charge:           OUI-First Offense Result:            Not Guilty Client was working on Martha’s Vineyard for the simmer.   Client was stopped for crossing marked lanes and taking a wide turn.  The entire incident was caught on a dash-mounted video camera in the cruiser.  The client pulled over with no difficulty,  The officer made some observations consistent with alcohol consumption.  The officer asked the client to perform Field Sobriety Tests.  On the video, the client performed reasonably well on the tests.  The client elected to take the breath test and blew a reading above a .08.  At trial, the officer responsible for the breath
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Commonwealth v. M.B. – Haverhill District Court

Charge:          OUI-First Offense Result:           Not Guilty A Massachusetts State Trooper was part of a saturation patrol for a roadblock.  The client was coming from his niece’s first birthday where he consumed four beers over almost four hours.  Client had several witnesses including his partner to verify his account. On the way home the trooper observed the client’s vehicles and his partner’s vehicle (traveling behind him) commit several marked lanes violations.  The trooper activated his light to stop his partner, not the client.  The trooper approached the client and administered Field Sobriety Tests, which he could not complete.  The client was
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Commonwealth v. S.K – Plymouth District Court

Charge:           OUI-First Offense Result:            Not Guilty Client was working the third shift and after work went a friend’s house and consumed a few beers.  As he was exiting route 3 at exit 12 in Marshfield the vehicle he was driving slid off the ramp into the median.  The vehicle got stuck in the snow.  A Massachusetts State Trooper responded to the scene to investigate.  The client took field sobriety tests on the side of a ramp in loafers that were filled with snow from when he got of the vehicle in a snowbank.
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Commonwealth v. R.H – Brockton District Court

Charge:          OUI-First Offense Result:           Case Dismissed after Motion to Dismiss Client was stopped at a Massachusetts State Police Sobriety Checkpoint in Bridgewater.  The client was coming from a Patriots game and was on his motorcycle.  The client was asked to perform Field Sobriety Tests, which he did not complete.  The client was placed under arrest and elected to take the breath test and registered a sample above a .08. The Motion was allowed because the State Police failed to follow their own regulations.
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Commonwealth v. L.M – Ayer District Court

Charge:           OUI/Child Endangerment Result:            Not Guilty Client was a mother of two and coming from a holiday neighborhood party.  She drove her babysitter home.  In route she took a wide right hand turn, crossing briefly into the oncoming lane.  The officer activated his lights and the client pulled into the apartment complex.  The babysitter went to her apartment as her mother watched the officer engage the client in conversation.  The client was asked to perform field sobriety tests and she did not complete them to the satisfaction of the officer.  The officer testified that the parking lot was well lit
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Commonwealth v. S.M. – Dorchester District Court

Charge:           OUI-First Offense Result:             Not Guilty Client was stopped at a Massachusetts State Police roadblock on Gallivan Boulevard in Dorchester.  The Trooper sent the client to a location known as the “pit area” to perform field sobriety tests.  Despite doing reasonably well on the tests he was placed under arrest.  Client refused to take the breath test.
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Commonwealth v. W.S. – Quincy District Court

Charge:           OUI-First Offense Result:            Case Dismissed after Motion to Dismiss Client was stopped at a Massachusetts State Police Sobriety Checkpoint at Quincy Shore Boulevard in Quincy. The client was asked to perform Field Sobriety Tests, which he performed reasonably well under the nerve racking circumstances. The Motion was allowed because the State Police failed to follow their own regulations.
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Commonwealth v. F.T. – Great Barrington District Court

Charge:           OUI-Third Offense/Leaving the Scene after causing property Damage Result:            Not Guilty Client was accused of crashing his brand new pickup truck into a dealership lot cuasing approximately 95,000 in damage to other vehicles in the lot.  A Sheffield police officer had observed the damage to the vehicles and from there the investigation began.  The truck was registered to Mr, T, so they responded to his residence and asked him about his truck.  He had indicated that he left it a friend’s business.  Client indicated that he left the truck at the business and from there went out drinking with
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Commonwealth v. E.S – Somerville District Court

Charge:           OUI-First Offense Result:            Not Guilty Client was stopped by a Massachusetts State Trooper on Rt. 93 South in Somerville.  The client pulled over on a ramp.  The State Trooper approached and asked for his license and registration, which he produced with no issues.  The Trooper asked him to exit his car to perform Field Sobriety Tests.  The client performed the tests and elected to take a breath test which yielded a reading above a .08. At trial, the Trooper got caught in some inconsistent statements, which the jury was left to question.  This case is a perfect example of
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