Michigan law enforcement agents routinely file reports detailing the circumstances and events that lead to arrests. In many instances, the prosecution’s entire case against a defendant hinges on the accuracy of the police report. This is especially true in drunk and drugged driving cases and it is why it is so important to review them when building a defense.
The police report should detail all the information related to the arrest, including:
During discovery, your defense attorney will review the police reports associated with your case. If any of the information contained in the report conflicts with the arresting officer’s statements or if your attorney can show that other errors were made at any time during the arrest process, it may be grounds for dismissal of the case.