Forced Blood Draws in Misdemeanor DUI Cases?

Posted by Matt Olszewski on December 30, 2010

This is a wave that is sweeping the country and it looks like it will be coming to the Central Florida area soon.  It’s called a “No Refusal” weekend and if you are arrested for DUI (even one involving no crash or injury) and you refuse the breath test, an officer will obtain a search warrant and forcibly take your blood.  Some agencies are even obtaining chairs where you will be strapped down if you aren’t cooperative.  This will movement will make DUI the only misdemeanor offense where the police can strap you down and forcibly stick a needle in your arm in order to obtain evidence against you.  Challenges to this practice will without a doubt makes its way into the court system to determine if it violates your Constitutional rights!

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No DUI arrest is perfect.  Law Enforcement officers are human.  They make mistakes. Breath Test Operators are human.  They also make mistakes.  Breath Test Inspectors are human.  They too can make mistakes.  The breath test machine isn’t perfect.  It often makes mistakes and in some circumstances can be flat out wrong.  The FL DUI Group knows DUI cases.  The FL DUI Group knows the mistakes that occur in DUI cases and we will expose those mistakes to the judge and jury.   Let our truly unique experience work for you.  Your case deserves dedicated DUI defense.  It’s what we do.  If you have been arrested for DUI in Orlando or the Central Florida area, contact the FL DUI Group today to schedule your free case evaluation.

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