Fitchburg District Court
Client a 26 year old male from Leominster, MA was charged with one count of Operating Under the Influence of Liquor 2nd Offense also referred to as OUI, DUI or DWI, a civil marked lanes violation.
The client was pulled over by a Lunenburg officer at 1:56 am on Lakefront Ave. in Lunenburg, MA. The officer pulled the vehicle over after seeing him leave a bar and failing to put his lights on and travelling the wrong way around a rotary. The officer made observations that the client had an odor of alcohol coming from him, had glassy eyes and appeared disoriented. The client admitted to having three drinks.
The client was administered four field sobriety tests, which according to the officer he failed. After arresting the client the officer made observations that he was quiet and cooperative.
Attorney Damian Riddle scheduled the case for jury trial. On the day of trial the client and Attorney Riddle elected to try the case jury waived and the client was found Not Guilty after cross-examination of the officer and argument of counsel.
Result: Client found Not Guilty.