DUI case complicated by burp before breath test

A judge threw out the results which registered a blood-alcohol level of 0.15 percent


By Andrew Wolfson
USA TODAY

LOUSIVILLE — If you burp when taking an alcohol breath test, does it invalidate the test?

That's a question the Kentucky Supreme Court will confront when it hears a case that focuses on whether a judge erred in throwing out a drunken-driving case because the defendant burped just before he was given the test.

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