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Miranda waiver enforced despite defendant’s claim he was drunk (access required)

Where the defendant signed a Miranda waiver, cooperated in a multi-hour interrogation, exhibited no signs of intoxication and responded to the officer’s questions clearly and with details, his argument that the waiver was defective because he was “tipsy” was rejected. Background This matter is before the court on defendant Sean Denzel Guerrant’s motion to suppress statements made ...