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You should indeed fight this. Do not listen to the people who tell you that you can not win.
You have a good position as long as you are smart about this.
1) The prosecutor must prove that you are guilty. You do not need to prove that you are innocent.
You are NOT obligated to testify. So do not. If you testify you can not lie on the stand and you can be caught up in cross examination.
You can make an opening and closing statement without testifying. All you need state is that there is no evidence of alcohol.
You can cross examine the police officer and ask leading questions. for example:
"Isn't it true that you gave no field sobriety test?
"Isn't it true that you searched the vehicle and found no alcohol containers?
"Isn't it true that we told you we had car trouble and were pushing the car to the repair station?"
You can even use the officer to enter the repair receipt for you:
for example: "You state that you do not recall that we told you we had car trouble. Officer please look at this document. Can you tell the court what it says? Does that help refresh your memory that we had car trouble?"
At the end of the prosecutions case ask the Court to dismiss the charges.
2) By demanding the trial you will put the prosecutor in a position of offering you a "plea bargain." If they make you a good offer you can consider taking it. A good offer would be any type of summary citation as long as it is not alcohol related. For example you can tell them you will only accept a minor traffic citation that does not involve points.
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