A DUI arrest can cost you more than a license suspension.

On December 22, 2013, while on a roving DUI patrol, a State Police officer stopped and subsequently arrested Brandon M. Henry under suspicion of operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

After a valid arrest, a police officer is authorized to perform an “inventory” search of the arrestee’s motor vehicle. This is a loophole to the warrant requirement. The inventory search produced a loaded 45-caliber handgun in the glove box and several baggies of marijuana packaged for sale. A criminal history check of the accused determined that he is a convicted felon.

If you are arrested for a DUI, or any other criminal charge, it is important to hire an experienced lawyer to be on your side. If you or anyone you know have been arrested in the state of Connecticut, contact the DUI defense lawyers at The Bartinik Law Firm, PC., 100 Fort Hill Road, Groton, CT.

Call us at 860-445-8521 or toll free at 888-717-4211.

Peter J. Bartinik, Jr.
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Civil Trial Attorney, Practicing Law in Connecticut
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