Martin v. State
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|Martin v. State|
|Court||Alabama Court of Appeals|
|Citation||31 Ala.App. 334|
17 So.2d 427
The defendant was arrested at his home and taken on a public highway by the officers who then charge him with being drunk in a public place.
Whether a voluntary appearance is presupposed for public drunkenness.
Judgment for the defendant
Drunkenness in a public place cannot be established by proof that the accused, while intoxicated, was involuntarily and forcibly carried to that place by the arresting officer.Some statutes have implications.