Q: If I had a tongue piercing in while blowing into the machine do they automatically have to throw out my case?
If you had a tongue piercing in your tongue when you blew into the BAC machine - you should have your BAC results tossed (suppressed). However, if the officer disagrees, then that is a different matter.
Importantly, even if the BAC results are suppressed, that does not mean the case is thrown out. Prosecutors can try and convict you if they believe you were impaired by alcohol, regardless of breath test results.
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