OWI Avoided – License Spared

Logan, Harrison County, Iowa.  Operating While Intoxicated, 2nd Offense, was amended to the simple misdemeanor offense of Public Intoxication after judge granted defendant's motion to suppress evidence finding that arresting officer failed to give the defendant an affirmative opportunity to place phone calls when he asked for an attorney.  Driving license suspension was also avoided due to the violation of client's right to place phone calls.