NH DWI Charge Dismissed

October 4, 2018

Category: DUI Case Results

Police receive call from driver’s family reporting her as a possible hazardous drunk driver heading home to Massachusetts. Police locate vehicle and confirm erratic operation. After stop Officer notes odor of alcohol and driver’s glassy eyes. Driver participates in field sobriety testing but refuses post arrest breath test. Defense focuses on driver’s behavior and lack of slurred speech. She admits that she left family’s home because of an argument. Portable Breath Test roadside .201. Field sobriety tests allegedly failed, but officer does not record performance with any level of detail. DWI charge dismissed prior to trial.