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Ohio DUI Law: Probation

If you are charged with a DUI (now called OVI; operating a vehicle impaired) chances are you will be placed on probation at the disposition of your case.  Probation is now called "community control" and provides for terms and conditions you must comply with in order not to go to jail.  Probation requires you to work with a "probation officer" (P.O.) for a given period of time as set by the court.  Often, a court will only keep you on probation until you have paid all fines and costs and complied with the requirements of your punishments.  In most courts,...

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Dayton DUI Update: Drunk Driving Arrests Up/Fatalities Down

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, OVI arrests are up and OVI-related fatal crashes are down.  In a release on their website today, the OSP stated, "through May of this year, troopers have made 10,459 OVI arrests - which is an increase of 915 arrests during the same time period last year.  During this time OVI-related fatalities have dropped 26 percent or 39 deaths - with 110 crashes killing 124 people.Contact Charles Rowland by phone at 937-318-1DUI (937-318-1384), 937-879-9542, or toll-free at 1-888-ROWLAND (1-888-769-5263).  For after-hours help contact our 24/7 DUI HOTLINE at 937-776-2671.  Immediate help is available by filling out this CONTACT form.  For information about...

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Ohio State Highway Patrol Announces Summer Enforcement Effort

In response to a 12 percent increase in traffic fatalities this year, the Ohio State Highway Patrol has begun a new summer-long high visibility enforcement initiative.  The OSP will employ three regional traveling tactical squads to target crash causing violations in an effort to reduce fatal and injury crashes.  The effort will use mapped crash data that identifies the days and times when crashes are occurring.  “We hope to combat the rising fatalities by patrolling areas during the days and times when they are most dangerous,” said Colonel John Born, Patrol superintendent. “However, we need the help of the motoring public...

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Warren County Partnership Targets Drug Traffickers

The Warren County Drug Task Force announced a new partnership with the Ohio Highway Patrol Thursday to help combat the flow of drugs running through Warren County on Interstates 75 and 71.  According to the joint agreement, a sergeant and two troopers with narcotic canines from the highway patrol will work with Warren County Deputy Brian Lewis and his two canines. The agencies will also share information and other resources.  If you are a constant reader of this blog you have followed the proliferation of stories wherein the Ohio State Highway Patrol has shifted focus to drug interdiction.  What impact...

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You Have The Right To Remain Silent

We frequently encounter jurisdictions that conduct "interviews" with a suspect following an arrest.  These interviews are carefully crafted checklists that gather incriminating statements related to the elements of the crime and further attempt to limit mitigating factors which your attorney may later wish to assert.  The questions typically seek to establish that the suspect was "operating" the vehicle.  Officers will also ask what the person had to eat and drink, when, where and how much.  Medical issues, mental issues, eye health, and other questions seek to limit the suspect's ability to later assert a defense to the clues of impairment...

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Lima, Allen County Checkpoint Tonight (October 22, 2011)

The Ohio State Highway Patrol will be conducting an OVI sobriety checkpoint tonight (October 22, 2011) in Allen County along Rt. 81. The checkpoint will be from 9 p.m. to midnight.  Saturation patrols will be conducted in conjunction with the checkpoints.If you are arrested for OVI in Lima or anywhere in Allen County, Ohio, your misdemeanor drunk driving case will be heard in the Lima Municipal Court. The Lima Municipal Court is located at 109 N. Union St. in downtown Lima, Ohio and maintains the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday [directions HERE].  The judges who will hear your...

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Warren County Court in Warren County Ohio

Handling Cases in Warren County For Over 16 Years If you are arrested for misdemeanor DUI (now called OVI; operating a vehicle while impaired) in Warren County, your case will be heard in the Warren County Court.  Located at 550 Justice Drive, Lebanon, Ohio 45036, the Warren County Court has jurisdiction over misdemeanor offenses (including misdemeanor DUI’s) arising in the following villages: Harveysburg, Maineville, Morrow, South Lebanon, Springboro and Waynesville, along with the following townships: Clearcreek, Hamilton, Harlan, Massie, Salem, Union, Washington and Wayne.  Note, however, that the city of Springboro operates the Springboro Mayor’s Court.  The Warren County Court is...

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H.B. 86 Brings Changes To Ohio’s OVI Law

House Bill 86 which will come into effect at the end of September is a significant change to the way Ohio sentences offenders.  It also holds some interesting provisions for OVI offenders, some of which we will look at here. LOCAL INCARCERATION OPTIONSH.B. 86 authorizes the creation of community alternative sentencing centers (CASC at R.C. 307.932 and R.C. 2929.26(B)) for midemeanants including OVI offenders.  Eligible offenders include those OVI offenders who are eligible to be sentenced directly to the CASC and who are not serving or sentenced under any other jail or prison term.  OVI offenders will also be required to...

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Clinton County & Hillsboro OVI Checkpoint (Sept. 24, 2011)

There will be an OVI checkpoint tonight in Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio at Rombach Ave., near Lowes Rd.  The Clinton County Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol will be conducting this checkpoint. For important information about DUI/OVI enforcement in Wilmington, Ohio and Clinton County, please check out www.WilmingtonDUI.com.  You can also access the 24/7 contact information of Wilmington DUI attorney Charles M. Rowland II provided below.The Hillsboro OVI checkpoint will be on North High Street.  No times for this OVI checkpoint have been published.  For information about both DUI roadblocks, contact the Clinton County Post at (937) 382-2551.  We will...

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Middletown Municipal Court

If you are arrested for DUI in Middletown, Trenton, Madison Township or Lemon Township your misdemeanor DUI case will be heard in the Middletown Municipal Court.  The court is located at One Donham Plaza in downtown Middletown and can be reached by telephone at (513) 425-7766.  The court is presided over by the Honorable Mark W. Wall who serves approximately 70,ooo citizens in Butler and Warren Counties.  Listed below are some helpful links.Middletown Government Middletown Municipal Court Criminal Division FAQs Probation Department Case Look-Up/Public Access Middletown Journal  Middletown News Middletown Police Jail Information/RulesContact Charles Rowland by phone at 937-318-1DUI (937-318-1384), 937-879-9542, or toll-free at 1-888-ROWLAND (1-888-769-5263).  For after-hours...

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