As we have long warned in this blog, MADD and its allies in government are working hard to implement harsh measures that will test every person who gets into a car without their consent for alcohol impairment. Yesterday, the National Transportation Safety Board has officially urged every state to “require all convicted drunken drivers, including first-time offenders, to use devices that prevent them from starting a car’s engine if their breath tests positive for small (non-impairing) levels of alcohol.” This [Read the full post. . .]
The question raised in State v. Bayer involved whether or not a person can be sentenced for OVI (O.R.C. 4511.19) if that person is also convicted of Aggravated Vehicular Assault (O.R.C. 2903.08) arising from the same incident. Crimes that involve similar activity are often merged for purposes of sentencing. The merger turns on whether or not the crimes are similar enough to be deemed “allied offenses of similar import.”
In this case, the Defendant caused “serious [Read the full post. . .]
If you have been arrested for OVI in Centerville, Kettering, Moraine or Washington Township, your misdemeanor 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 search HERE 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. Charles Rowland [Read the full post. . .]
“Sometimes when you’re arrested the scariest part is not know what comes next.” Click the title above to see a video of Dayton DUI attorney Charles M. Rowland explain what happens from arrest to disposition in your Ohio DUI case.
The Combined Agency DUI Task Force of Montgomery County will be operating a sobriety checkpoint tonight, Dec. 19, in the 1600 block of South Smithville Road. Law enforcement officials will be on scene from 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
In addition to checking drivers for alcohol or drug impairment, officials said they will also be checking to make sure people are wearing their safety belts.
If you are stopped on suspicion of drunk driving contact [Read the full post. . .]