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Blog Posts in 2012

  • December 28, 2012, DUI/OVI Checkpoint

    Authorities have announced that an OVI/DUI checkpoint originally scheduled for December 21, 2012, in Garfield Heights, Ohio, will be moved to Friday, December 28, 2012, starting at 10 pm. The checkpoint will be located on Broadway Ave. More information about this and other checkpoints this weekend and on New Year's Eve will be posted as it becomes available. As always, the Attorneys from DiCaudo, ...
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  • December 21, 2012, DUI/OVI Checkpoint

    Authorities have announced that they will be operating OVI/DUI checkpoint in Garfield Heights, Ohio, on Friday, December 21, 2012, starting at 10 pm. The checkpoint will be located on Broadway Ave. More information about this and other checkpoints this weekend and over the Holidays will be posted as it becomes available. As always, the Attorneys from DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder recommend that you ...
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  • DiCaudo & Yoder Attorneys Achieve Success On Appeal

    In two consecutive weeks, Ohio's Ninth District Court of Appeals has released appellate decisions ruling in favor of DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder attorneys. On November 28, 2012, in State v. Evans , the 9 th District affirmed a trial court decision sustaining DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder Attorney Tom DiCaudo's motion to suppress evidence illegally seized by police during a traffic stop. In Evans , ...
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  • Thanksgiving 2012 DUI/OVI Checkpoints

    Authorities have announced that they will be operating OVI/DUI checkpoints in the following areas over the 2012 Thanksgiving holiday: Parma, Ohio - Wednesday, November 21, 2012. A checkpoint will be operated in Parma on Ridge Rd. from 7pm to 12am. Brunswick, Ohio - Wednesday, November 21, 2012. A checkpoint will be operated on Center Road west of Pearl Rd. from 8:30 pm to 2a m Medina, Ohio - ...
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  • November 9-11, 2012 DUI/OVI Checkpoints

    Law enforcement has announced that there will be OVI/DUI checkpoints in the following areas this weekend: Cleveland, Ohio - Friday, Novmeber 9, 2012. Checkpoint will operate Friday night somewhere in the Second District. Exact time and location have not yet been announced. As always, the Attorneys from DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder recommend that you designate a driver if you plan on drinking over ...
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  • Halloween 2012 DUI/OVI Checkpoints

    Authorities have announced that they will be operating OVI/DUI checkpoints in the following areas over the 2012 Halloween weekend: Euclid, Ohio - Friday, October 26 , 2012. A checkpoint will be operated in Euclid near 190 East in the evening on Friday. Cleveland, Ohio - Friday, October 26, 2012 . Checkpoint will be held on Friday at Fleet Ave. and E. 57th St. from9:00 pm to1:00 am. Cleveland, Ohio ...
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  • New Bill To Protect Child's Right To Counsel Introduced In The Ohio General Assembly

    On October 10, 2012, Rep. Tracy Maxwell Heard, introduced House Bill 597 to the Ohio General Assembly in response to the Ohio Supreme Court's recent decision, In re M.W. (2012), 2012-Ohio-4538, 2011-0215, holding that a child is not entitled to legal representation during custodial interrogations conducted prior to the filing of a criminal complaint. In M.W. , the Court was called upon to intepret ...
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  • October 19-21, 2012 OVI/DUI Checkpoints

    Law enforcment has announced that there will be OVI/DUI checkpoints in the following areas this weekend: Cleveland, Ohio - Friday, October 19, 2012. A checkpoint will operate somewhere in the Third District on Friday night. The exact time and location have not been released yet. As always, the Attorneys from DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder recommend that you designate a driver if you plan on drinking ...
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  • Chardon High School Shooter Asserts Insanity Defense

    T.J. Lane Earlier this year, Ohio teenager T.J. Lane shot five fellow students at Chardon High School, three of whom died. Now, Lane's defense attorneys are contending that he was insane at the time and should not be convicted. Lane entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity on Monday. Lane's attorney, Mark DeVan, contends that Lane has suffered from visual and auditory hallucinations and ...
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  • September 28-30, 2012 OVI/DUI Checkpoints

    Law enforcment has announced that there will be OVI/DUI checkpoints in the following areas this weekend: Cleveland, Ohio - Friday, September 28, 2012. Two Checkpoints. One from 8:30 pm to 1 am at East 71 st Street and Cedar Avenue. Second from 10 pm to 2 am at East 105 th Street and Drexel Avenue. Columbus, Ohio -Friday, September 28, 2012, from 9 pm to 3 am in Perry Township on Sawmill Road. As ...
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  • August 24-26, 2012 OVI/DUI Checkpoints

    Law enforcment has announced that there will be OVI/DUI checkpoints in the following areas this weekend: Maple Heights, Ohio - Friday, August 24, 2012, the exact time and location haven't been announced yet. Cleveland, Ohio - Friday, August 24, 2012, in the second district. The exact time and location haven't been announced yet. Euclid, Ohio – Friday, August 24, 2012, near Euclid Ave. The exact ...
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  • Judge Considers Mistrial In Drew Peterson Murder Trial

    Judge Edward Burmila of the Illinois Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court has again been called upon by defense attorneys for Drew Peterson to declare a mistrial in following improper conduct by prosecutors. Peterson is on trial for first-degree murder for his suspected involvement in the 2004 death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. Savio's death was initially classified as an accidental death after ...
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  • August 17-19, 2012 OVI/DUI Checkpoints

    Law enforcment has announced that there will be OVI/DUI checkpoints in the following areas this weekend: Euclid, Ohio - Tonight, August 17, 2012, time and location haven't been released yet. Cleveland, Ohio - Tonight, August 17, 2012, at St. Clair Avenue & E. 72 nd Street from 10 pm to 2 am. Lakewood, Ohio - Saturday, August 18, 2012, at 16207 Detroit Ave from 9 pm to 2 am. North Royalton, Ohio - ...
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  • New DNA Evidence In Murder Case Involving Former Akron Police Captain

    Douglas Prade Recently, defense attorneys for former Akron Police captain Douglas Prade filed documents in the Summit County Court of Common Pleas requesting the Prade be released from prison following what they contend is exonerating DNA evidence. The victim, Prade's ex-wife, Dr. Margo Prade, was found shot to death in 1997. DNA was discovered on the sleeve of Margo Prade's lab coat where her ...
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  • July 27-29, 2012 OVI/DUI Checkpoints

    Law enforcment has announced that there will be OVI/DUI checkpoints in the following areas this weekend: Euclid, Ohio - Tonight, July 27, 2012. The location and time of the checkpoint has not yet been released. Cleveland, Ohio - Date, time and locaiton have not yet been released but likely on Saturday night near W. 117th St. As always, the Attorneys from DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder recommend that ...
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