Orange City DUI Attorney Kevin J. Pitts has obtained the Orange City DUI Policies and Procedures by public records request. Mr. Pitts is a former Volusia County DUI prosecutor who focuses his practice on DUI, Criminal Defense and Traffic Tickets. If you are accused of a DUI in Orange City contact Deland DUI Attorney Kevin J. Pitts at 386-451-5112 to set up a free case evaluation.
To describe procedures a member may use if an individual is suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
1. When an officer notices illegal, improper or erratic driving patterns, the officer should make note(s) of the driving pattern and/or traffic violations that caused him/her to believe that the driver may be impaired and then initiate a traffic stop.
2. When the officer believes that probable cause has been established, the driver of said vehicle should be placed under arrest and charged with DUI, under F.S.S .316.193.
3. Juvenile: The same procedures, as stated above, should be followed for a juvenile arrest, with the following exception; the arresting officer shall notify the juvenile’s parents or legal guardian. The parents or legal guardian
will be requested to meet with the officer, and the juvenile shall be turned over to them after the juvenile has been processed.
4. If the officer has probable cause to believe that the driver of said vehicle is under the age of 21 and the officer feels that the offender is between 0.02 and 0.07, the officer may request a breath test for the purpose of an administration suspension. If the results are 0.02 or higher, the officer will complete the appropriate administration suspension documentation.