Kenton District Court, Case No. 08-T-19155

Independence DUI

Client was charged by Independence Police Department with running a red light in violation of KRS 189.231 and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (DUI) and Driving with a prohibited level of alcohol in his blood, a .104 (BAC) in violation of KRS 189A.010. Client was asked to perform several standardized field sobriety tests, namely the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) test, the One Leg Stand test and the Walk and Turn Test all of which the officer noted that the client performed poorly or “failed”. The matter was set for trial, and the morning of trial counsel was able to work out a plea to a lesser charge of Reckless Driving, punishable by a fine only.