Kettering OVI: give yourself more time near Kettering Municipal Court

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Construction Alert for the Kettering Municipal Court

The Wilmington Pike and the Dorothy Lane/Wilmington Pike intersection are now under construction.  This may cause travel delays over the next several months.  If you are arrested for DUI (arrested for OVI) in the communities of Centerville, Kettering, Moraine and Washington Township and have to make an appearance in the Kettering Municipal Court, please allow extra time.  The Kettering Municipal Court is located at 2325 Wilmington [Read the full post. . .]

DUI Arrests Based on Nontestimonial Evidence

TESTIMONIAL vs. NONTESTIMONIAL

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In Pennsylvania v. Muniz, 110 S.Ct.2638 (1990), the United States Supreme Court held that slurred speech and the muscle coordination (or lack thereof) required to complete the standardized field sobriety tests amount to nontestimonial information that does not fall within the scope of the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination and does not invoke the safeguards of Miranda warnings.  They held that standardized field sobriety tests are “real” tests and/or tests of a [Read the full post. . .]

Dayton DUI Sobriety Checkpoint Update, June 11, 2010

NO SOBRIETY CHECKPOINTS TONIGHT!

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We have checked with our regular sources and are happy to report that there are no Sobriety Checkpoints scheduled for June 11th. We will keep you posted as we receive more information.

WHY DO YOU DO THIS? Law enforcement holds sobriety checkpoints to instill fear of arrest in the general public.  Their philosophy is that one of the major justifications for sobriety checkpoints is that the public learns law enforcement is actively rooting [Read the full post. . .]