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DUI Lawfulness of Stop

Posted by John P. Rutkowski | Jan 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

Defendant stopped for weaving within his lane. The Court found where licensee swerved within his lane and into center turn lane multiple times that the deputy had reasonable suspicion for traffic stop irrespective of whether anyone was endangered. Further, the Court found that the stop was warranted to determine the reason for Defendant's erratic driving under community caretaking doctrine. 

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John P. Rutkowski

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, dui, and appeals.


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