State v. Friend: Dismissal and Re-filing of DWI Charges Did Not Violate Defendant’s Constitutional Rights

Jeff wrote here about State v. Fields, ___ N.C. App. ___ (March 6, 2012), a case in which the officer’s observation of the defendant’s vehicle as moving within its lane “like a ball bouncing in a small room” provided reasonable suspicion for a traffic stop that culminated in an impaired driving charge.  Another recent court … Read more