Defendant’s lawyer was present at the time consent was granted and advised defendant to do so. The consent is valid. United States v. Beckman, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 101142 (E.D. Mo. June 1, 2017), adopted, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 99954 (E.D. Mo. June 28, 2017).
The officer’s statement to the defendant was that he had to give a blood test, so the state failed to prove by clear and convincing evidence that the blood draw was without coercion. State v. Blackman, 2017 WI 77, 2017 Wisc. LEXIS 392 (July 7, 2017).*