Commonwealth v. Fallon

Though no one saw the defendant inside a vehicle, the Pennsylvania Superior Court nonetheless held that the defendant’s conviction for DUI was supported by sufficient evidence and was not against the weight of the evidence. A police officer responded to a domestic disturbance and found the defendant sitting on the stoop of a house. It was not the defendant’s house, but his car was in the driveway, and the hood was warm. The defendant admitted he was drunk. The Court affirmed based on the circumstantial evidence, concluding that a reasonable fact-finder could believe that the defendant drove to the scene while intoxicated.

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