Sarasota DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving

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.

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