In order for a police officer to pull you over in Norwich, Connecticut or any other Southeastern, Connecticut town, the officer needs reasonable suspicion that a crime has occurred.  This includes something minor such as a motor vehicle infraction.  Essentially, this means the officer need to have a reasonable reason that you did something wrong. 

Here is an example from Connecticut.  A driver gave Brookfield police officers reasonable suspicion when she failed to stop at a stop sign. Police pulled the driver over, and upon smelling the odor of alcohol, asked the driver to perform a field sobriety test.  She ended up being arrested for DUI. 

If you or anyone you know is arrested for DUI contact the DUI defense lawyers at The Bartinik Law Firm LLC, 100 Fort Hill Road, Groton, CT., at 860-445-8521.

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