South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Reverses DUI/Drunk Driving Conviction Due to Unconstitutional Road Check

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On March 22, 2012, the defendant was arrested and charged with DUI/drunk driving near Cherry Road and in the vicinity of the City of Rock Hill, South Carolina. Defense counsel filed a pretrial motion to dismiss contending that Roddey's arrest on the DUI charge was illegal because it was the result of an illegal DUI checkpoint. This motion was denied by the trial court.

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