Vandalia drunk driving attorney Charles M. Rowland II regularly appears in the Vandalia Municipal Court representing the accused drunk driver. He has established both www.VandaliaDUI.com and www.VandaliaOVI.com to help you access court services and learn about services provided. Access to the court concerns cases arising anywhere in Xenia, Bellbrook, Spring Valley or Jamestown.
Vandalia drunk driving attorney Charles M. Rowland II dedicates his practice to defending the accused drunk driver in the Miami Valley and throughout Ohio. He has the
Imagine that you come across a person who acts confused, their appearance is disheveled, their eyes are bloodshot and they have an odor of alcohol on their breath. Are they drunk?
What I just described is a person who worked for 17 straight hours at a physically and mentally taxing job. Instead of going home, he stopped by a co-worker’s party, had one beer and then proceeded home. He was stopped a police [Read the full post. . .]
The Supreme Court handed down an opinion in a Fourth Amendment drunk driving case yesterday in Navarette v. California, No. 12-9490 (Apr 22, 2104) (available here). Writing for the divided Court, here is how Justice Thomas’s opinion begins and ends:
After a 911 caller reported that a vehicle had run her off the road, a police officer located the vehicle she identified during the call and executed a traffic stop. We hold that the stop complied with
There was a time when the Miranda Rights were not extended to drunk driving cases.
In State v. Pyle, 19 Ohio St. 2d 64, 48 Ohio Op. 2d 82, 249 N.E.2d 826 (1969) the Ohio Supreme Court reasoned that the rights guaranteed under the Supreme Court decision in Miranda v. Arizona did not apply to misdemeanor cases (like DUI). The ostensible reason for this distinction was that the level of interrogation in a misdemeanor case is less intrusive and [Read the full post. . .]