A client was recently charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol. Because of the “look back” statute, it was charged as a 4th Offense carrying a mandatory jail sentence. Bletzer & Bletzer quickly went to work and was able to “knock out” one of his prior convictions through a motion for new trial. Armed with this, Bletzer & Bletzer went into the trial of the new case and, after a lobby conference, the client pled to a second offense OUI with a first offense 24D program and probation.
A client was followed into his home by a police officer on suspicion of drunk driving and arrested. Bletzer & Bletzer filed a motion to dismiss because the officer was out of his town’s jurisdiction and the charges against our client were dismissed.
A client was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol after a night out with coworkers. The case went to trial. After the prosecution put on its evidence, Bletzer & Bletzer moved for a finding of not guilty by arguing that the prosecution did not properly prove that the client operated the motor vehicle. The judge entered a finding of not guilty.
A client was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol on Cape Cod. Thanks to constant contact with the client, the firm was able to evaluate every aspect of the stop and determine that the client was made to do field sobriety tests in high heels. Bletzer & Bletzer also went to the scene and took pictures of the roadway. We filed motions to dismiss and suppress and the case was dismissed before trial.
A client was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol. He was taken to the station but not allowed to be bailed out by his mother. Instead, he was made to wait ten hours for a bail bondsman. He was also not advised of his rights under Ch. 263 § 5A to seek an independent medical exam to determine his sobriety. After the firm filed a motion to dismiss and argued that these things prejudiced the client’s defense of the case, the judge dismissed all charges.
A client was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol after a State Trooper pulled him over for swerving on the highway. At a motion to dismiss and suppress, a judge threw out incriminating statements made by the client. On the day of trial the case was dismissed by the prosecution due to lack of evidence.
A client was accused of Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol and hitting a pedestrian. Despite the seriousness of the charges, Bletzer & Bletzer was able to secure the client a continued without a finding probation disposition.