Bravo, Ryan Curry, attorney at law! Keepin' them drunk drivers on the road!
The firm boasts in the release that Curry just got a case dismissed against a "super extreme DUI" driver. That means the motorist had a blood alcohol level of .20 or higher.
Curry's smashed client, "F. Ruiz," had been pulled over in Phoenix for "failing to drive on the right side of the road" and failure to signal during a turn.
But isn't this something: In Arizona, Alock and Associates says, you don't have to use your turn signal when no traffic's on the road.
"The whole purpose of activating your turn signal is to alert other people nearby of your intention to turn," Curry says in a written statement. "If nobody is near you, you shouldn't be required to reflexively notify the empty road of your anticipated turn."
Curry filed his motion to dismiss based on the idea that the traffic stop hadn't been legal, and a Phoenix judge agreed. We left a message for Curry but haven't heard back.
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"Local Phoenix DUI attorneys are beginning to take notice of Mr. Curry's record of dismissals," goes on to brag.
Good thing for Mr. Ruiz, too: A super extreme DUI typically means a minimum 45 days in jail.
Hey, everybody needs a break sometimes. And as this case shows, some cops would run roughshod over the law if we-the-people let them.
Still, we sort of hope someone drives Ruiz home from the celebration party.