Wilson Brown

Name:
Brown, Wilson

Date of Booking:
03/06/2022

Reason(s) For Booking:
DUI – DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL

Officer’s Narrative:
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On 3/6/2022 I was called to assist during the checkpoint with a possibly impaired driver.

I identified the driver as Mr. Wilson Brown and immediately smelled the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from his person. I asked Mr. Brown if he consumed any alcoholic beverages tonight and he stated he consumed a few beers around 2200 hours. I asked Mr. Brown if he would consent to field sobriety evaluations, and he stated yes.

I asked Mr. Wilson if he wore contacts or glasses and he stated he did not. I also asked Mr. Wilson if he had any issues walking or standing that would prevent him from completing the evaluations. He stated no issues.

The first evaluation I conducted was the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus. Mr. Wilson’s pupils were of equal size and both eyes tracked equally on the stimulus (my finger). Mr. Wilson again stated he did not wear glasses and could see the stimulus. Both eyes displayed lack of smooth pursuit and distinct and sustained Nystagmus at maximum deviation. Mr. Wilson would sway back and forth while conducting this evaluation. There were no signs of vertical Nystagmus. With these clues I chose to continue evaluations. (4 out of 6 clues)

The second evaluation was the walk and turn. Mr. Wilson again stated he had no injuries that would preclude him from completing the evaluation. Mr. Wilson was given verbal instructions and also given a demonstration. He gave a verbal “yes” stating he understood the directions. During the evaluation I observed Mr. Wilson unable to keep his balance during instructions, start too soon, step of the line, use his arms for balance and conduct an improper turn. Mr. Wilson did not count his steps out loud as he was instructed to do so. (2 instructional clues, 3 walking clues. 5 total clues)

The third evaluation was the one leg stand. Mr. Wilson was given verbal instructions and also given a demonstration. He gave a verbal “yes” stating he understood the instructions. During this evaluation, I observed Mr. Wilson unable to stay in the starting position, sway when balancing, put his foot down, and use his arms for balance. Mr. Wilson would hold his foot up for roughly 6 seconds, take a step and then repeat. (3 total clues)

I requested Mr. Wilson to provide a breath sample in my Portable Breath Tester. Mr. Wilson agreed to provide a sample. After several attempts in which he faked blowing into the machine, I was able to get a reading with 1 second of breath. The PBT showed a positive result for alcohol (.048).

I placed Mr. Wilson under arrest at this time. I searched, handcuffed, checked for fit and double locked the cuffs. I then read implied consent for persons over 21 and requested breath. Mr. Wilson took several minutes to decide and he eventually refused the request.

I then escorted Mr. Wilson to the holding area to await transport.

Mr. Wilson contacted a friend who arrived shortly after and picked up his vehicle.