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We were able to get Roger’s charges dismissed so that he can return to his life as an engaged member of his community.
Roger is a local businessman and was worried that he would be branded as a criminal or drunk driver. He was also upset that he was falsely arrested, and that the officer abused his power after their first encounter.
Roger Z. was driving in Wilton Manors at midnight when he got into a traffic crash. The police arrived on the scene and questioned Roger, who had a glass of wine hours before the crash. Because of Roger’s eccentric personality, the police assumed that he was either drunk or high. Roger agreed to complete field sobriety tests as well as a breath test, in which he had two valid breaths of 0.00. Roger also submitted to a urine test to prove that he was not driving under the influence of alcohol; however, the test showed traces of marijuana in his system. Roger was arrested and charged with a DUI with property damage.
Three hours before Roger’s crash at midnight, the same arresting officer had pulled Roger over for a DUI investigation, in which Roger passed the field sobriety tests. The cop also taunted Roger, telling him “If you don’t go home I’m going to arrest you” and “I don’t want to see you again.” We were able to pull the cop logs and prove that the same officer had already cleared Roger of the DUI investigation that night. We also used the urine sample that Roger provided to the cop against them. The prosecutors were not able to prove when Roger last used marijuana because it stays in your system for up to 30 days. Because of this time period, it was almost impossible to tell when Roger ingested the marijuana and if he did so at impairing levels. We were able to show that the urine sample was ineffective in determining the marijuana’s influence over Roger on the night of the crash.
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