Akron Woman Arrested For Driving Car Into Crowd.
An Akron woman accused of driving her car into a crowd of people following a fight at a local bar Wednesday night has turned herself in to Akron Police. Twenty-four-year-old Lashawndra Weems was booked into the Summit County Jail Thursday and has been charged with six counts of felonious assault. Weems allegedly drove her car […]
Judge Allows Challenge to Intoxilyzer 8000
Last Friday, Athens County Municipal Court Judge William Grim issued a ruling in an OVI case that would allow defense attorneys to challenge results of the Intoxilyzer 8000, the alcohol breath-testing machine predominantly used by law enforcement throughout Ohio. The decision may be the beginning of the end for the 1984 Ohio Supreme Court decision […]
Kasich Signs Prison Bill
Wednesday, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed House Bill 86 designed to remedy the problem of overcrowding in Ohio prisons by sending nonviolent felons to rehabilitation facilities instead of prison, and releasing other inmates sooner. According to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, the legislation is expected to shrink Ohio’s prison population to about 47,000 […]