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Were You Arrested for DUI?

By Jeff Brown |

Law enforcement officers in and around Boca Raton know that drunk driving tends to increase over holidays. Many people tend to use the long weekend to travel to Florida to hit the beach, visit restaurants and nightclubs, go out on boats, and more. People who already live in the area often have barbecues or… Read More »

DUI Procedures In Florida Challenged

By Jeff Brown |

Convictions for driving under the influence (DUI) in Florida can have many consequences including fines, suspension of your driver’s license, probation, or even time spent in jail. However, if you are arrested on suspicion of DUI, you may experience some consequences well before a conviction is entered against you. A lawsuit recently filed in… Read More »

Even Anti-DUI Advocates Have Been Caught For DUI

By Jeff Brown |

Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol is dangerous behavior. Because of the risks of accidents and injuries, many advocacy groups actively work to reduce the number of impaired drivers on the roads and to educate young people about the risks of drunk driving. However, despite these efforts, millions of people continue to drive… Read More »

Is Intoxication a Defense to a Crime in Florida?

By Jeff Brown |

Many individuals who are substantially under the influence of alcohol or drugs make poor decisions and may end up arrested and charged with criminal offenses. In some situations, intoxicated individuals may not even remember the events alleged in the police report. This leads to a common question heard by criminal defense attorneys: can you… Read More »

Did You Know That DUI Enforcement Increases During the Holidays?

By Jeff Brown |

Retailers are not the only ones getting ready for the winter holidays, law enforcement officers in Boca Raton and throughout Florida are also preparing for the holiday season. This is because the Florida Highway Patrol and many different local law enforcement agencies participate in the enhanced DUI enforcement campaign called “Drive Sober or Get… Read More »

Marijuana-related DUI in Boca Raton

By Jeff Brown |

When most individuals think of driving under the influence (DUI), they tend to think of drunk driving. While most DUI cases do involve alcohol, a driver can face equally serious penalties if they are suspected of driving under the influence of marijuana. With the attitude toward marijuana relaxing in many states and even legalization… Read More »

Medical Conditions Can Be Mistaken as DUI

By Jeff Brown |

When a law enforcement officer arrests a driver on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), the suspicion often arises because the driver showed signs of intoxication during a traffic stop or following a car accident. Typical signs of intoxication cited by police officers include as follows: Slurred speech; Odor of alcohol; Red, watery… Read More »

Allegedly Drunk Boca Raton Woman Hits Patrol Car, Almost Hits Officers

By Jeff Brown |

According to a report published by the Palm Beach Post, a 21-year-old Tampa woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) after narrowly missing a Boca Raton police officer and a civilian and crashing into the back of a patrol car. The crash took place at around 3 a.m…. Read More »

What is the Standardized Field Sobriety Test?

By Jeff Brown |

Thousands of people are arrested each year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Florida. When law enforcement thinks that that a driver may be drunk, they have a number of investigative techniques at their disposal to determine whether a person is intoxicated and also to gather evidence of… Read More »

Social Media Playing a Larger Role in Criminal Cases

By Jeff Brown |

In recent years, many people have been practically broadcasting their lives online. Social media sites such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and more provide outlets for individuals to share their thoughts, post photos, make important announcements, and brag about their accomplishments. Lately, however, several headlines have demonstrated that use of social media is playing… Read More »

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