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DUI Law and the Fourth Amendment: Is Your Home Your Castle?

The doctrine that “a man’s home is his castle” is enshrined in the Bill of Rights.  The Fourth Amendment to the United State Constitution embodies the principle and states that a home should be free from search without a warrant.  The Fourth Amendment states, “The right of the people to be secure in their person, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause * * *.” Furthermore, in United States v. United States Dist. Court for the E. Dist. of Michigan (1972) 407 U.S. 297, 313,...

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Arrested for DUI in Xenia or Bellbrook?

IF YOU ARE ARRESTED IN XENIA, CEDARVILLE OR BELLBROOK? Start here.  Xenia Municipal Court, and the honorable Michael Murry, has jurisdiction over OVI/DUI violations of any ordinance of any municipal corporation within its territory.  The Xenia Municipal Court has jurisdiction for the cities of Xenia and Bellbrook; the villages of Yellow Springs, Cedarville, Jamestown, Spring Valley, and Bowersville; and the townships of Sugarcreek, Xenia, Cedarville, New Jasper, Silvercreek, Ceasarcreek, Miami, Jefferson, Ross, and Spring Valley. The Court’s jurisdiction also includes four college campuses: Central State University, Wilberforce University, Cedarville College, and Antioch College.  Law enforcement agencies located within the jurisdiction of the...

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Are We Living In The Good ‘Ole Days?

Reduced Crime Rates Recall Golden Era For the past twenty years the United States has been living through a phenomenon.  In a recent Washington Post editorial, Chales Lane wrote, Between 1991 and 2010, the homicide rate in the United States fell 51 percent, from 9.8 per 100,000 residents to 4.8 per 100,000. Property crimes such as burglary also fell sharply during that period; auto theft, once the bane of urban life, dropped an astonishing 64 percent. And FBI data released Dec. 19 show that the trends continued in the first half of 2011. With luck, the United States could soon equal its...

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Extra Patrols In Montgomery County Throughout New Year Holiday

The Ohio State Highway Patrol has announced that it is doubling its forces on Saturday to combat drunk drivers during the New Year's Eve holiday.  According to WDTN,  [see here] Troopers will be focusing on areas like Harrison Township, Butler Township and the Dayton Mall area.  Not coincidently, these areas are the areas frequently targeted for checkpoint enforcement.  No announcements of OVI checkpoints have been made.  Other announcements from the Ohio State Highway Patrol have indicated that 80 Ohio jurisdictions are participating in the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign and will have extra patrols throughout the New Year...

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Kettering DUI Sting Set For Tonight (Dec. 30th)

Tonight from 8pm until 3am, the Kettering Police Department will be conducting an enhanced enforcement event.  The "sting" will target DUI offenders and will be similar to the previous efforts.  As reported in the Dayton Daily News,"the Task Force chose tonight rather than Saturday night for enforcement because, in recent years, there have been fewer drivers on New Year’s Eve."  Expect extra patrols and saturation patrols looking for signs of impaired driving.DUI attorney Charles M. Rowland II dedicates his practice to defending the accused drunk driver in Fairborn, Dayton, Springfield, Kettering, Vandalia, Xenia, Miamisburg, Springboro, Huber Heights, Oakwood, Beavercreek, Centerville...

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Ohio State Highway Patrol Reports A Safe Holiday Weekend

During this past holiday reporting period of Midnight, December 23 through 11:59 a.m. on December 26, eight people were killed, with one death attributed to impaired driving. This represents a nearly 43 percent decline in fatalities from last year when 14 people were killed and the lowest amount of Christmas Holiday fatalities in the past four years. In addition, Patrol OVI arrests increased more than 28 percent. For a complete statistical recap of the Patrol’s Holiday enforcement visit http://statepatrol.ohio.gov/doc/christmas_2011.pdfOhio is on pace to see a decline in the number of people killed on Ohio’s roadways in 2011, after experiencing a...

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OSP Announces Increased Holiday Patrols

Today, the Ohio State Highway Patrol released two press releases announcing they will be out in force this holiday season.  You may have noticed the ubiquitous "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" commercials and increased law enforcement presence along our roadways. Through December 11, troopers have arrested 1,383 more drivers for OVI than during the same period in 2010.   Last year fatalities increased to 1,080 over a record low of 1,022 in 2009.  With the upcoming holidays, the Patrol is reminding drivers that this can be one of the most dangerous times of the year due to an increase in impaired...

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The Drunken Monkey Theory

Why do we Homo sapiens love alcohol? Could it be that our love of alcohol is genetically encoded in our species due to millions of years of evolution?  Fossilized teeth show that between 45 million and 34 million years ago, human ancestors and our closest relatives -gorillas, chimpanzees and orangutans - ate a diet that was rich in fruit.  Natural selection favored primates who could detect and appreciate the smell of fruit and out-compete others in its collection.  As the fruit fell from the source and lay on the ground, the yeast on the fruits skin would consume the sugar molecules...

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Kettering Bans Texting While Driving

As reported by WDTN, the city of Kettering has banned texting while driving.  The city council passed an ordinance Tuesday making it illegal to write, read or send a text message while driving.  According to the ordinance you would still be able to talk on your phone and use you GPS system.  The ban will take effect in January and cases will be heard in the Kettering Municipal Court. DUI attorney Charles M. Rowland II dedicates his practice to defending the accused drunk driver in Dayton, Springfield, Kettering, Centerville and throughout Ohio.  He has the credentials and the experience to win your...

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Springfield OVI Checkpoint Tonight (Dec. 16, 2011)

There will be an OVI sobriety checkpoint tonight in Clark County, Springfiield, Ohio beginning at 8:30 pm on the 1200 block of West First Street. The DUI checkpoint will be conducted by the Clark County OVI Task Force.  The Clark County OVI Task Force  is made up of the Clark County Combined Health District, Springfield Police Division, Clark County Sheriff’s Office, the Ohio Highway Patrol, the Ohio Department of Transportation, Clark County EMA, Springfield Fire and Rescue Box 27, Ohio Investigative Unit and police departments in North Hampton, Enon, South Charleston, Tremont City and German Twp.  In addition to enforcement efforts, the OVI Task Force and...

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