We get this Physical Control Question Quite a Bit! A physical control conviction (R.C. 4511.194) does not count as a "prior offense" for purposes of enhancing a subsequent OVI (drunk driving) charge. This principle is spelled out in case law and in statute. R.C. 4511.181 sets forth the offenses that count as prior convictions. It…Read more
Ohio OVI attorney Charles Rowland represents the accused drunk driver in Ohio.
This weekend saw local jurisdictions fully implement the annual Ohio OVI blitz known as "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over." The enforcement action will last until September 7, 2015 and will be accompanied by radio, television and news coverage. The efforts are funded by massive federal grants and allows local and state police forces to garner…Read more
If you are arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in Centerville, your Centerville DUI will be heard in the Kettering Municipal Court. Presiding over all Centerville misdemeanor DUI cases in the Kettering Municipal Court is the Honorable Fred Dressel and the Honorable James Long. Small claims are heard by Richard Boucher, attorney-at-law. The elected Clerk…Read more
There will be an Ohio OVI blitz along Interstate 75 this weekend. The Ohio State Highway Patrol will be joining forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus on speed, safety belt and OVI enforcement along Interstate 75. The initiative will take place from Friday, February 20 at 12:01 a.m. through Sunday,…Read more