OUI- Liquor: Not Guilty

September 25, 2019 Jury Trial: Wrentham District Court
Charges:
  • OUI – Liquor
Result: Not Guilty
Summary::

Plainville Police responded to 911 call at approx. 1:45AM from a civilian reporting an erratic driver that just ran a red light. Police located the suspect driving on Route 152 near the Plainville / North Attleboro town line without headlights on. At trial, the civilian witness testified that Attorney Riccio’s client was tailgating him, then passed three cars and ran a red light at a four-way intersection. The arresting officer testified he could smell alcohol from the Defendant’s car as soon as he stepped out of his cruiser. On the night of his arrest, Attorney Riccio’s client admitted to having three drinks, failed the Field Sobriety Tests, and blew a .21% on the breath test which was excluded from evidence at trial. After only 20 minutes of deliberations, the jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty.