Q: I was charged with a DUI less safe alcohol and controlled substance in Paulding County Georgia.
I was charged with a DUI less safe alcohol and controlled substance in Paulding County Georgia. My blood test had a BAC of .045 and the controlled substance is from Adderall which I am prescribed. The night of the stop I went through a yellow light that turned red. I did not submit to the field sobriety tests or the PBT test. On the dash cam footage, I appear quite sober in my interactions with the two officers that pulled me over. Should I fight this case in a trial or take a plea deal of reckless driving if it is offered?
It is not possible for a lawyer to advise you whether to enter a plea or go to trial without a thorough examination of all the evidence. I have no idea what evidence you may have given through your own statements. I have no idea what other evidence may have been found at the scene. My guess is that the officer stated that you smelled like alcohol, and that your eyes were glassy and bloodshot, among other things.
I highly recommend you hire a lawyer to help you with this case. I would be pretty surprised if they even offer you a reduction to reckless without an attorney.
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