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Irac Legal Case

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INTRODUCTION: This case involves the suspect being arrested for driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages in violation of CVC 23153(a)-DUI. LOCATION DESCRIPTION: This incident occurred on the eastbound 210 Freeway Fair Oaks Avenue off-ramp. INVESTIGATION: On 01-01-17 at 0023 hours I was monitoring the radio and heard that Officer Harrell #3441 and Officer Thebeau #8402 were involved in a vehicle pursuit in the area of Fair Oaks Avenue and Corson Street. I responded to the above location to assist. They advised responding units that the suspect was involved in a traffic collision on the eastbound 210 Freeway Fair Oaks Avenue off-ramp. Upon my arrival, I assisted with placing Suspect Edgar Alexander Franco into a police unit. Pasadena R/A 36 (Paramedic PAZ/ Corletto) arrived on scene. Franco was later transported by Pasadena R/A 36 to the Huntington Memorial Hospital …show more content…

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  • Explains that the suspect was arrested for driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages in violation of cvc 23153(a)-dui.
  • Describes how they assisted in placing suspect edgar alexander franco into a police unit. pasadena r/a 36 (paramedic paz/ corletto) arrived on scene and transported franco to the huntington memorial hospital emergency room for his injuries.
  • Describes how franco was immediately admitted to the hmh emergency room, where he was being treated by emergency room doctor greer. the medical staff took a blood sample prior to administering fentanyl and saline.
  • Describes how they were able to speak with franco regarding the above incident. they smelled a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from franco’s breath as he spoke.
  • Explains that based on franco's injuries, they were unable to check his eyes horizontal gaze nystagmus and lack of smooth pursuit. franco was arrested for driving under the influence with injuries.

Franco was being treated by Emergency Room Doctor Greer. I saw that medical staff took a blood sample from Franco prior to administering him with an unknown dose of Fentanyl and Saline. Based on the above medications being administered to Franco, I was unable to obtain an untainted blood sample for his BAC level. I was shortly able to speak with Franco regarding the above incident. I smelled a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from Franco’s breath as he spoke. I asked Franco if he had anything to drink. Franco told me he was at his mother’s residence on 12-31-16 when he started drinking vodka at 2000 hours (1310 E. Orange Grove Boulevard #121, Pasadena California). Franco finished drinking the vodka on 12-31-16 at approximately 2100 hours. Based on Franco’s injuries, I was unable to check his eyes horizontal gaze nystagmus and lack of smooth pursuit. I was also unable to perform the Standardized Field Sobriety Test due to his

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