Case Number: 2012 MM 013485
Location: Sarasota County
Charge: DUI and No Motor Vehicle Registration
Results: DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving
Summary of Case:
The defendant was stopped by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office for his registration being expired. Once stopped the police investigated the defendant for a DUI. The defendant submitted to a breath test and was ultimately arrested and charged with a DUI.
The defendant then retained the services of Darren Finebloom to fight his case. Upon being retained Darren set the case for trial and filled a motion challenging the initial stop and the breath test. Prior to the motions being heard, the State Attorney’s office amended the DUI charge to a reckless driving and dropped the charges of not having Vehicle Registration.