Tag: Breathalyzer

Judge Rules that Breath Tests Results Cannot Currently Be Admitted – What These Means for OUI Defendants

By: Christopher Coughlin
Jan 16, 2019
Background In 2011, Massachusetts police departments began using the Draeger 9510 breathalyzer machine to measure the blood alcohol content (“BAC”) of people arrested for drunk driving. At that time, the...

Worcester: OUI: Not Guilty

By: Christopher Coughlin
Oct 23, 2018
Summary of Facts: Our client was stopped for a minor traffic violation when driving home from a wedding. The officer questioned him and observed signs that he believed indicated impairment...

South Boston: OUI: Dismissed

By: Christopher Coughlin
Oct 22, 2018
Summary of Facts: Our client was travelling home with multiple passengers and was involved in a minor motor vehicle accident. Our client was suspected of OUI and given a number...

Gloucester: 1st Offense OUI: Not Guilty

By: Christopher Coughlin
Aug 2, 2018
Summary of Facts: Our client was pulled over on his way home from a concert at Fenway Park in Boston after an observed traffic violation. He was stopped within blocks...

Seabrook, NH: DWI: Dismissed

By: Christopher Coughlin
Mar 15, 2018
Summary of Facts: Our client was involved in a minor motor vehicle accident while driving through New Hampshire on the way to Massachusetts. When police arrived on the scene, our...

Dorchester: DUI/DWI/OUI: Motion to Suppress Allowed and Case Dismissed

By: Christopher Coughlin
Nov 13, 2014
Summary of Facts: While driving to drop her friend off late one night on the campus of UMass-Boston, our client was stopped by the UMass-Boston police. The police approached our...

Man Charged for Drunk Driving After Reporting an Accident

By: Christopher Coughlin
Feb 6, 2014
It is rare that a person is punished for doing the right thing. However, recently, a Massachusetts man, who believed he was doing just that, was slapped with criminal charges...

Boston: DUI/OUI: Motion to Suppress Allowed

By: Christopher Coughlin
Sep 28, 2011
Summary of Facts: Our client was a mid-twenties professional that worked in Boston for a tech startup. He was stopped one weekend night for driving the wrong way down a...