Bad Blood Work Results in OWI Reduced to Reckless Driving

Cedar Falls, Blackhawk County, Iowa. OWI 1st Offense with accident reduced to Reckless Driving after months of discovery into the collection and testing of GRL Law client's blood sample. Persistent discovery revealed that an expired blood draw kit was used to with draw the blood sample at the hospital. It was further uncovered that the private laboratory that contracts with Blackhawk County to conduct blood testing did not and could not assign any sort of measurement of uncertainty or margin of error to their testing results. Shortly before the hearing on defendant's motion to suppress evidence, the prosecution agreed to amend the charge down to a simple misdemeanor, Reckless Driving.