Kettering OVI checkpoint tonight! The Kettering Police Department will conduct an OVI sobriety checkpoint Friday night from 11:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. at the 1000 block of East Dorothy Lane. The OVI checkpoint will be accompanied by aggressive saturation patrols. This checkpoint is paid for by federal grant funds and is part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.
If you want to receive updated information on Springfield OVI checkpoint locations, enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols and other [Read the full post. . .]
Congratulations to the Honorable Fred W. Dressel who took the helm at the Kettering Municipal Court at the beginning of June. Dressel was appointed by Gov. John Kasich to replace the late Robert L. Moore who passed away earlier in the year. Judge Dressel has served as acting magistrate in Kettering and acting magistrate for the Vandalia Municipal Court and as an assistant public defender for the Montgomery County Public Defender’s Office. If you have been arrested for OVI in [Read the full post. . .]
You may think that any person who takes an OVI breath test and blows above Ohio’s .08 legal limit is guilty of OVI. This is not the case.
Ohio employs a device called the Intoxilyzer 8000. This device has many problems in its operation. In fact, after a lengthy hearing on the Intoxilyzer 8000, a judge in Marietta ruled that the machine was not reliable [Story HERE]. Prosecutors hide behind a 1984 Ohio Supreme Court decision that said because [Read the full post. . .]
Kettering DUI Attorney?
If you have been arrested for OVI in Kettering, Centerville, Moraine or Washington Township, your misdemeanor Kettering OVI case will be heard in the Kettering Municipal Court. If you need to find information about a case in the Kettering Municipal Court you can searchHERE for case information/case look-up, or visit the court’s web site HERE. Charles M. Rowland II has represented the accused drunk driver in the Kettering Municipal Court for over fifteen years. [Read the full post. . .]
A first offense Kettering DUI is defined at O.R.C. 4511.19 as a DUI with no priors within 6 years. A first offense DUI can be charged in three ways. The first charge is caused by testing over the legal limit of .08% B.A.C. (example O.R.C. 4511.19(A)(1)(d)). These types of offenses are also referred to as “per se” violations. A second way to be charged is for violating the high-tier provision of Ohio’s DUI law. Ohio has also created [Read the full post. . .]