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Illegal Detention DUI Dismissed

Posted by John P. Rutkowski | Feb 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Officer who responded to report of van that veered into oncoming traffic and, after locating vehicle, observed it cross fog line twice, had reasonable suspicion for investigatory stop -- Detention of defendant for 15 minutes without beginning investigation while awaiting arrival of DUI unit was unlawful -- Motion to suppress is granted. Read opinion below:

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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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