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Name: People v. Sugarman
Case #: B148414
Opinion Date: 02/14/2002
Division: 6
Citation: 96 Cal.App.4th 210

After a defendant arrested for drunk driving failed 10 times to take a breath test, it was not unreasonable for the officer to require him to take a blood test at a hospital. The blood test was conducted in a reasonable way. The officer did not use force or pressure in placing one hand on the arrestee’s arm , and the blood was drawn by a nurse in a medically acceptable manner.