Test case victories

State v. S.C. – .202 Breath test

S.C. was stopped after a police officer claimed that he could see S.C. falling asleep behind the wheel of her car while they both waited on a traffic light to turn green.  After the light turned green, the officer followed S.C. and claimed that she weaved within her lane.  Another officer responded to investigate S.C….
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State v. J.C. – .157 breath test

J.C. was arrested after a Cobb County motorcycle officer clocked him driving 105 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone.  J.C. was arrested after the officer noticed signs of impairment including slurred speech, an unsteady walk, a strong odor of alcohol, and bloodshot eyes.  J.C. failed field sobriety evaluations, and he was…
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State v. B.S. – .088 breath test

A State Patrol Officer pulled over B.S. for making a wide right turn in Buckhead.  He admitted to having consumed a few beers, and agreed to field sobriety evaluations.  The trooper indicated that B.S. failed the field sobriety evaluations, and arrested him for DUI and took him to the City of Atlanta Detention Center for…
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State v. J.G. – .219 breath test/Accident

J.G.’s car was involved in a one-car accident in front of his apartment complex.  When the officer’s arrived, J.G. was inside his apartment, and gave conflicting statements as to whether he was driving.  Mr. Ryczek took the case to trial and uncovered several mistakes that the prosecutor made.  During trial, Mr. Ryczek asked for a…
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State v. M.D. – .146 breath test

Responding to a call of domestic violence, a City of Suwanee Police Officer pulled over M.D. as she was exiting an apartment complex parking lot.  M.D. told the officer that she had gotten into a “physical argument” at the Wild Wing restaurant then retracted her statement.  The officer smelled alcohol and noticed typical signs of…
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State v. D.G. – .084 breath test

A city of Lawrenceville officer stopped D.G. for driving in the turn lane in excess of 300 feet “from the next possible left turn.”  The law states that motorists may not drive in the turn lane more than 300 feet.  Mr. Ryczek proved that every point on that particular road provided motorists the ability to…
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State v. H.M. – .105 breath test & Furnishing alcohol to a minor

A Walton County Sheriff’s Deputy caught an underage boy drinking at a local bar, and the boy pointed out H.M., his girlfriend, as the one who furnished the alcohol.  The deputy approached H.M. and asked for her license.  She responded by telling the officer the license was in her truck.  The deputy told her to…
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State v. K.W. – .140 breath test

K.W. was arrested by a Snellville Police officer after the officer saw K.W. run a stop sign and hit a passing vehicle.  The officer responded to the scene of the accident and noticed K.W. had symptoms of intoxication including a strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, and that he was unsteady on his feet.  K.W….
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State v. T.M. – .13 breath test

T.M. was leaving a NASCAR race and a state trooper initiated conversation with T.M. as he directed traffic. The trooper smelled alcohol and asked T.M. to get out of his car to perform field sobriety evaluations. T.M. complied and the officer administered the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test on T.M.’s eyes. Mr. Ryczek convinced the judge…
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State v. R.M. – Positive Urine test for Marijuana and Geodon. DUI Drugs/Hit & Run/Following Too Closely

Driving with his sunglasses on at night, R.M. hit a young lady from behind as she was stopped at a stop sign. She was uninjured. When the police arrived, they directed both parties to pull into a church parking lot and meet him there. R.M. drove away instead of going to the church parking lot….
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