Case: Birmingham DUI Charge
Case: .30 Breath test, more than 3 times legal limit, Case Dismissed
Case Synopsis: Client was investigated by a municipal police officer who spotted his vehicle parked on the side of the road in a residential neighborhood after midnight. Client’s vehicle was running and the lights were off. Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer saw client moving around in the car as if the conceal something. Client was ordered from the vehicle where the officer then noted a strong alcohol smell and client was disoriented. Client was given field sobriety tests and was unable to successfully complete them. Client was arrested for DUI. Once at the jail, client registered over three times the legal limit at a 0.30 g/210L. If convicted, client faced aggravated penalties, including the installation of an ignition interlock for 2 years.
Outcome: Whitney Polson successfully litigated the case wherein the City agreed to dismiss the charge.