According to their official website, the Dayton Municipal Court has five elected judges who spend about 40% of their time in court presiding over felony preliminary hearings, in-jail arraignments, and civil cases. These proceedings are cases not officially assigned to each judge’s docket, but must be handled in the course of regular, daily court business.…Read more
Dayton OVI lawyer Charles Rowland specializes in DUI / OVI defense for the accused drunk driver in Ohio.
There will be a Dayton OVI checkpoint tonight beginning at 10 p.m. The Dayton Police Department, along with members of the Combined Agency OVI Task Force of Montgomery County, will hold the sobriety checkpoint in the area of Wayne Avenue and Wyoming Street. Unlike other recent Dayton OVI checkpoints, there is no indication that this…Read more
Have we reached a point where the mere presence of alcohol on the breath is enough to place a person under arrest? We ask this question because the "odor of an alcoholic beverage" is the first and most relied upon clue an officer notes in his or her report. Not only does it determine that…Read more
Prom OVI season is here! That means that Mothers Against Drunk Driving and their partners in law enforcement have begun the annual Prom enforcement blitz. In addition to tuxedos, ugly wrist corsages and the awkward pictures; make sure you talk to your teen about managing a police encounter. MADD has shifted its focus away from its singular…Read more
Can you do the Finger Dexterity Test? There are three distinct phases to an alcohol investigation. The first phase involves the officer's observation of a person's driving. It is called the "Vehicle In Motion" phase. The ultimate determination in this phase is whether or not the officer will initiate a traffic stop. Phase one of…Read more