Q: Does it matter if the police arrested you before/after the ordering of the urine & blood tests or having the results?
I was unlawfully detained by fire/ems & threatened to go by amb to the hosp. or they'd call the cops. I was threatened with jail if I didn't sign the ER consent. I was told the same if I didn't step on the scale & do the sobriety tests (in the ER). I finally was allowed to go pee (told to leave my UA in an unattended BR, (no lid, no name) & then did a BA. I was again threatened with jail if I didn't sign the consent for a blood test. Against my wishes, I did & blood was drawn. One cop came & said I was going to be arrested for DUI.Was going to call for an atty. & the cop grabbed my phone & took it away. Another cop came & arrested me, stating, "from the results of the blood test". The order times were 5:42p.m. (UA) & 6:00(blood). The arrest time was 5:55. The results for the UA-6:05 p.m. & blood-glusose was 6:08. The blood test was sent off to the CBI for analysis, which was submitted 4 days later. Doesn't show how it got there/tracking or how it was stored.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.