A single vehicle accident involving a man and four children in February of this year led to a drunk driving charge against the former Utah sheriff's lieutenant ("Utah sheriff's lieutenant resigns after being charged with DUI," March 17, 2014). In May, he pleaded not guilty to the DUI charge. During his recently held pretrial conference, the trial previously scheduled for September 19 was canceled until a motion to suppress filed in August by his counsel can be heard.
According to the motion, the man's counsel is seeking to have the blood alcohol test conducted around the time of his arrest thrown out. It is alleged that the test was done without his consent and without a warrant. This would be a violation of his constitutional rights.