Tag Archives: Driving While Intoxicated

NMCA: Officer’s tap on car window was not a seizure

Jennifer Simpson parked her car in a lot at a city park at 11:00 p.m. and turned off the car’s lights. A police officer saw this and believed her actions were suspicious because the park had closed an hour earlier … Continue reading

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Court of Appeals holds interlock devices are required for drug-impaired drivers

Tara Valdez was convicted of driving while intoxicated.  No proof existed that she had drunk any alcohol, but a blood test detected the presence of oxycodone, diazepam, and nordiazepam in her system. A New Mexico statute requires that anyone convicted of DWI be … Continue reading

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