FREE CONSULTATION | 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Need Help? Contact Us Today

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close
Send Us an Email Subscribe to This Blog's Feed FindLaw Network
Office Location

Law Firm of Scott T. Moorey
1430 Royal Palm Square Boulevard,
Suite 101, Fort Myers, FL 33919
Phone: 239-603-6312
Toll Free: 888-821-9168
Fax: 239-275-6507

The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. This web site is designed for general information only.

BBB Accredited business Click for Review

Florida man charged with drunk driving of a golf cart

A 45-year-old man in Florida recently learned that driving while impaired is against the law regardless of the type of vehicle used. A passerby noticed a driver who appeared to be falling asleep at a red light and alerted deputies. They responded to the scene and located the driver who was suspected of drunk driving of a golf cart.

According to deputies, they received the call shortly before 8 p.m. on a recent Thursday. They allege the golf cart operator had trouble answering routine questions, such as his name, and he became defensive when questioned about his birth date and address. Furthermore, a strong smell of alcohol was detected, and deputies claim his eyes were bloodshot and watery.

An arrest report further indicates that a pair of glasses were hanging from the man's shirt, although he denied wearing glasses. After discovering open bottles of alcohol, authorities secured two breath samples to test. According to investigators, the blood alcohol content registered in both breath tests were triple the allowed limit of .08 percent. Furthermore, deputies allege the man refused to sign the DUI citation after reading it, and that led to additional charges.

Drivers in Florida who are facing charges of drunk driving and resisting officers, like this man, will be smart to secure the services of an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. Along with protecting the rights of the suspect during interviews and questioning, the lawyer can scrutinize the procedures followed by law enforcement and the validity of breath tests. Legal counsel will work to obtain the best possible outcome.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Visit Us On