Breathalyzer officer cleared; cases were at risk

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Andrew Wolfson, The Courier-Journal 4:49 p.m. EST January 29, 2015 A breathalyzer operator for Metro Louisville Corrections Department has been exonerated on allegations that he lied in court records when he said he smelled alcohol on a suspected drunken driver. The Courier-Journal reported in November that more than 70 drunken-driving cases were put in jeopardy …

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SUNDAY EDITION: Hundreds of DUI cases dismissed or in jeopardy because of breathalyzer technician problems

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Click HERE to watch the full story from WRDB LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Called to a store on Seventh Street Road in March 2013, police found a man “passed out” behind the wheel in a parking lot, his vehicle in drive and a beer in his cup holder. The man failed a field sobriety test …

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About 70 DUI cases could be thrown out


Andrew Wolfson, The Courier-Journal 5:09 p.m. EST November 24, 2014 Photo Credit: Photo: Scott Utterback/The Courier-Journal Dozens of drunk driving cases in Jefferson County could be in jeopardy after a breathalyzer operator at the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections was captured on videotape saying a defendant didn’t smell of alcohol, then wrote in a report …

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Defense attorneys say dozens of DUI cases are in jeopardy – WDRB 41

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A Metro Corrections Breathalyzer technician has been accused of lying in court records about whether he smelled alcohol on a suspected drunken driver, potentially putting in jeopardy dozens of drunken driving cases he has handled. Defense attorneys say the lie was caught on video. The Jefferson County Attorney’s Office has already …

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Paul Gold weighs in: Cases in jeopardy after officer indicted for theft


Paul Gold is Interviewed by WAVE 3 regarding a Louisville Metro Police Department officer accused of falsifying his time sheets to rack up extra overtime. View the Story at WAVE3’s website Cases in jeopardy after officer indicted for theft Posted: Feb 12, 2014 4:04 AM Updated: Feb 12, 2014 6:40 AM By Natalia Martinez LOUISVILLE, …

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Paul Gold’s Louisville DUI Cases and others could be affected by LMPD officer indicted on charges


LMPD officer indicted on charges of theft and official misconduct Posted: Feb 11, 2014 3:59 PM Updated: Feb 11, 2014 9:21 PM By Jason Riley – bio | email LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A Louisville Metro Police officer has been indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury on charges of official misconduct and theft by …

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115 DUI cases could be jeopardy after former corrections officer’s alleged actions

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Posted: Dec 19, 2013 5:34 AM CET Updated: Dec 19, 2013 6:00 AM CET By Katie Bauer – bio | email LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Dozens of DUI cases could be in jeopardy after a former Louisville Metro Corrections officer was accused of contacting and meeting up with female inmates right after they were released. …

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Former jail official accused of using job to begin relationships with inmates

Screen Shot 2013-12-17 at 3.47.44 PM See Paul Gold’s comments in the video at 2 min 20 seconds, and towards the bottom of the article below. LOUISVILLE, KY., (WDRB) — A former Louisville Metro Corrections breathalyzer technician made contact with several female inmates within days of them being released from jail, having sex with one, hanging out with another who …

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County Attorney Mike O’Connell clashes with defense attorneys, judges over evidence rule


By Jason Riley – bio | email Posted: Nov 20, 2013 4:37 PM CET Updated: Nov 20, 2013 5:41 PM CET LOUISVILLE, Ky., (WDRB) — In hopes of stopping what Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell calls a “despicable practice” by defense attorneys, his office has recently begun asking judges to force the defense to file …

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