Ability of the Defendant to Appreciate the Criminality of His Conduct Under the Influence of Alcohol Consequences
In Almeida v. State, 748 So.2d 922 (Fla. 1999), the defendant had been consuming alcohol prior to committing the crime, and the trial court found the defendant was "extremely disturbed at the time of the crime" and his ability to "appreciate the criminality of his conduct was substantially impaired." Almeida, 748 So.2d at 933.
In Alston v. State, 723 So.2d 148, 162 (Fla. 1998), the Court upheld a trial court's finding of CCP where the defendant had ample time to reflect upon his actions and was not under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or the domination or pressure of another person. Alston, 723 So.2d at 161;
See also Dennis v. State, 817 So.2d 741, 765 (Fla. 2002) (upholding CCP where facts showed defendant arrived at apartment before victim and waited for her arrival), cert. denied, 123 S.Ct. 604, 154 L.Ed.2d 527, 71 U.S.L.W. 3388 (2002).