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Defending A DUI: The Exit Sequence

The only way an officer will care about how you exit the vehicle is if he has already determined you may be impaired by alcohol or a drug of abuse. NHTSA IV-6. Therefore, to avoid the appearance that you are impaired, exit the car in an orderly fashion as instructed by the officer. From that point you can decide if it is in your interests to participate in the standardized field sobriety tests. Why would you?

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St. Paddy’s Day Dayton DUI Checkpoint In Washington Twp

The Montgomery County Sheriff and the Montgomery County OVI Task Force will be conducting a St. Patrick's Day sobriety checkpoint on Tuesday from 7 to 11 p.m. in Washington Twp.  Dayton will be alive today as we simultaneously celebrate the First Four with our very own Dayton Flyers participating.  It is also St. Patrick's Day…
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Happy Presidents’ Day From Dayton DUI Attorney Charles Rowland

Happy Presidents' Day from Dayton DUI attorney Charles M. Rowland II and all of the folks at Babb & Rowland.  We hope that you have a great weekend and that you spend some time contemplating what kind of society in which you want your children to be raised. Dayton DUI attorney Charles M. Rowland II…
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Dogs And Beer Don’t Mix

[caption id="attachment_30565" align="alignright" width="195"] This is "Dewy (DUI)" the DaytonDUI mascot and best friend[/caption] Dogs and beer do not mix. No matter how much you think your best friend may want to share a beer with you, it is never a good idea. Dogs have a much smaller liver and are incapable of processing alcohol.…
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Facial Recognition, License Plate Readers and No Accountability

License Plate Readers are now offering law enforcement agencies the ability to use facial recognition software on American streets with almost no laws making law enforcement accountable and no public debate on the topic. According to a story at www.TheNewspaper.com, The leading suppler of automated license plate readers technology in the US (ALPR, also known…
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Dayton DUI Checkpoint Tonight (Dec. 12th 2014)

There will be a Dayton DUI checkpoint tonight in the area of North Gettysburg Avenue and Kings Highway from 9:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. Stay ahead of the checkpoints! If you want to receive updated information on sobriety checkpoints, enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols and other important developments that affect you, sign up for text…
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Aggravated Vehicular Assault: What is Operation?

In order to convict a person of Aggravated Vehicular Assault, the State is required to prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, that, “while operating * * * a motor vehicle, * * * cause[d] serious physical harm to another person * * * [a]s the proximate result of committing a violation of division (A) of section 4511.19…
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Christmas Party DUI Arrest? We Can Help!

SUMMARY:  Nobody plans on a Christmas Party DUI Arrest, but police  are out in force during the Christmas Holiday Season.  If you plan to drink and drive, prepare yourself ahead of time in these three ways:  Protect Yourself, Educate Yourself and Empower Yourself with knowledge.  See details below. 'Tis the season for Christmas parties and Christmas party…
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OVI Trial Practice: Admission of the Alcohol Influence Report

The Alcohol Influence Report is a document prepared by the arresting officer noting each and every indicator for alcohol impairment that they took note of in their investigation.  Most of the forms require that the officer simply check the predetermined indicator.  Not surprisingly, all the officer's observations fall neatly into these predetermined areas. The report…
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Vehicle Forfeiture: Where Does The Money Go?

Have you ever wondered where the money goes following a vehicle forfeiture? Does your police agency have some really cool sports cars, tricked out SUVs or ruggedly expensive off-road vehicles?  Chances are they got it via Ohio's vehicle forfeiture law.  Pursuant to R.C. 4503.234(C)(1), the agency that arrested a defendant has a virtual right of…
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