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Boating under influence, Motion to Suppress Granted

Posted by John P. Rutkowski | Apr 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Boating under influence, Search and seizure, Detention. sheriff's deputy did not have reasonable suspicion to detain defendant by requiring him to board deputy's patrol boat and travel to marina for field sobriety exercises where, at the time of detention, the only evidence of impairment was odor of alcohol and defendant's admission to consuming four beers over unknown period of time. Motion to suppress is granted.

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Mr. Rutkowski has been practicing law for the past twenty-seven years. Prior to going to law school Mr. Rutkowski served as a deputy sheriff before retiring to attend law school. Upon graduating law school Mr. Rutkowski served as an Assistant State Attorney in Florida before going in to private practice and representing good people in bad times who have been accused of criminal offenses.

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