Aggravated Vehicular Homicide, O.R.C. 2903.06, is a crime that results from the death of another caused by the defendant’s operating a vehicle while impaired (a violation of R.C. 4511.19) or while driving negligently or recklessly. The statute encompasses driving an automobile recklessly or negligently (called Vehicular homicide) whether or not alcohol played a part in the death. Often, defendants [Read the full post. . .]
The term OVI (Operating a Vehicle while Impaired) is the latest acronym for the universally understood DUI; they mean the same thing. Often you will find yourself charged with OVI offenses in two ways: the first is for testing over the per se limit, and the second charge for operating a vehicle while impaired. In Ohio driving under the influence includes driving while intoxicated with too much alcohol, or driving under the [Read the full post. . .]
The sobriety checkpoint Friday, Oct. 30 on North Dixie Drive produced only three arrests for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Other citations included nine charges for driving under suspension or without a license, and 21 other violations, including traffic, seat belt and child restraint issues.
The checkpoint was set up from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Montgomery County Combined Agency O.V.I. Task Force, and [Read the full post. . .]
You may be thinking, I’m in trouble, I’m going to lose my license, and I may even end up in jail after my DUI arrest in Xenia. The truth is if you are convicted of DUI (now called OVI) in Ohio, there are serious consequences according to Ohio drunk driving laws. But what you may not realize is that there defenses in a DUI case. A good DUI lawyer can save you from harsh consequences. [Read the full post. . .]
I have checked with WHIO News, the Greene County Ohio State Highway Patrol Post, the Montgomery County Ohio State Highway Patrol Post, the Clark County Ohio State Highway Patrol Post, the Greene County Sheriff and all the other media sources. All report that there will be no sobriety checkpoints this weekend (Oct 23-25).