February 28, 2010

INTOXILYZER FAIL: Problems with D.C.’s breath alcohol machines throw DWI cases into chaos. “Some police officers told The Examiner that that top brass kept them in the dark about the machines’ accuracy problems even while drunk driving cases were routinely being dropped. On Thursday night, after The Examiner began making inquiries into the matter, a top police official sent out a copy of the Fenty administration’s statement on the matter.” I wonder if there’s a more general problem?