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Probable cause to arrest for driving under the influence (access required)

An officer had probable cause to arrest defendant for driving under the influence based on signs that defendant’s alcohol consumption observably affected his “his manner, disposition, speech, muscular movement [and] general appearance or behavior.” Further, despite defendant’s arguments to the contrary, he was driving on a highway when arrested and was thus subject to Virginia’s implied ...