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Dayton DUI Attorney Charles Rowland > Posts tagged "Misdemeanor" (Page 2)

Oakwood Municipal Court

Oakwood, Ohio is served by the Oakwood Municipal Court (click here for link to the Court).  The Oakwood Municipal Court hears all misdemeanor cases, arraignments and traffic violations, as well as preliminary hearings on felony cases. The court also hears small claims and civil cases.  Most cases are heard on Thursday mornings beginning at 8:30 a.m., and trials are usually held on Friday.If you are arrested for OVI in Oakwood, you will appear in the Oakwood Municipal Court, 30 Park Avenue , in Oakwood's Municipal Building.  Hearings and trials are held in the same chamber wherein the council meetings are held....

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Ohio Magistrates Are Governed by Crim.R. 19

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="210" caption="Image via Wikipedia"][/caption]When you are arrested on a criminal case, you may find yourself in front of a magistrate instead of a judge.  This is common, but may cause confusion if you are asked to give your consent to allow the magistrate to hear your case.  Set forth below is a cursory examination of the authority given to criminal magistrates in Ohio.Criminal Rule 19 governs the authority of magistrates in the municipal courts.  A court can refer to the magistrate any of the following: (1) Initial appearances and preliminary hearings conducted under Criminal Rule 5. (2)...

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Misdemeanor Court Draws Fire from NACDL

Today the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers released a report on the state of misdemeanor prosecutions in America.Minor Crimes, Massive Waste: The Terrible Toll of America’s Broken Misdemeanor Court The explosive growth of misdemeanor cases is placing a staggering burden on America's courts. Defenders across the country are forced to carry unethical caseloads that leave too little time for clients to be properly represented. As a result, constitutional obligations are left unmet and taxpayers’ money is wasted.To see the report go to NACDL.org....

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Dayton, Montgomery County DUI Roadblock Results in 9 Arrests

[caption id="attachment_87" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Dayton's Premiere DUI/OVI Defense"][/caption]HARRISON TWP., Montgomery County — Nine arrests on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated were made during a sobriety checkpoint Saturday and Sunday, March 14 and 15, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said.  The checkpoint, conducted from 9 p.m. Saturday until about 2 a.m. Sunday on Ohio 48, also tallied 20 citations on charges of driving under suspension and having no driver's license, the sheriff's office said.The checkpoint also tallied approximately 13 seat belt violations, one child restraint violation, 15 other traffic violations and one misdemeanor arrest.  The Ohio Highway Patrol...

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Checkpoint Results in Five Arrests

Contact Charles M. Rowland II if you find yourself facing a DUI (now called OVI; operating a vehicle impaired) visit www.DaytonDUI.com or call 937-318-1DUI. WASHINGTON TWP., Montgomery Co. — The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Montgomery County Combined Agency O.V.I. Task Force conducted an O.V.I. sobriety checkpoint from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, on Lyons Road at Yankee Street.The checkpoint and patrols around the checkpoint resulted in five O.V.I. arrests, one misdemeanor arrest, one felony arrest, one adult restraint citation, one driving under suspension citation, and five...

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