If you have an OVI conviction after September 30, 2008 and you have four or more prior OVI (or equivalent) convictions in the past 20 years, you will be placed on the Ohio Habitual Offender Registry. The Registry includes the name, address, and date of birth of offenders as well as their date of convictions. The Registry is accessible to the public. Offenders remain on the Registry until they no longer have five or more offenses within the past 20 years.
The following offenses constitute “equivalent offenses” for purposes of the statute: Physical Control Offenses (O.R.C. 4511.194); Misdemeanor OVI convictions (both test and refusal cases); OVUAC (underage/juvenile OVI); DUID (driving under the influence of drugs); OVI while operating under a Commercial Driver’s License; Vehicular Assaults (including aggravated vehicular assaults); Vehicular manslaughter; Involuntary manslaughter with alcohol; Vehicular homicide (including aggravated vehicular homicide);
If you face placement on Ohio’s Habitual Offender Registry, please CONTACT Dayton Ohio DUI lawyer Charles M. Rowland II at 937-318-1DUI (318-1384), 1-888-ROWLAND (888-769-5263), or text DaytonDUI (one word) to 50500. www.DaytonDUI.com has proudly served Dayton and the Miami Valley for over 15 years. “ALL I DO IS DUI DEFENSE”