DUI CHECKPOINT UPDATE
The Ninth District Court of Appeals recently came out with an important decision regarding probable cause to arrest at DUI checkpoints. The case arose in Summit County, Ohio and is captioned State of Ohio v Steven Hopp. DUI checkpoints have been frequently used in Ohio. At these checkpoints the police set up at a location […]
St. Patrick’s Day and DUI checkpoints – Breaking News!
REAKING NEWS! Summit County Task Force is preparing for a significant presence on St. Patty’s day! It is reported that there will be multiple DUI checkpoints throughout the Summit County area. It is confirmed that the Summit County Task Force will be conducting Checkpoints on Market street next to the WQMX radio station and on […]
DUI/OVI Tips, Misconceptions and Mistakes
Can I be charged even though I am not driving? There is some confusion over what “operating a vehicle” exactly means. If you have one too many drinks and think it is safer to sleep in your car than try to drive home, it is ok to sleep in the back seat but put the […]
OVI/DUI Checkpoints For Labor Day Weekend 2013
Authorities have announced that they will be operating a OVI/DUI checkpoints in the following areas over the 2013 Labor Day weekend: Parma Heights, Ohio – Friday, August 30, 2013, on Pearl Road from 11 pm to 3 am. Logan County, Ohio – Friday, August 30, 2013, on Ohio 366 between 8 pm and 10 pm […]
July 26-28, 2013 OVI/DUI Checkpoints
Authorities have announced that they will be operating a OVI/DUI checkpoints in the following areas over the July 26-28, 2013 weekend: Garfield Heights, Ohio – Friday, July 26, 2013, on Turney Rd. from 8pm to 1 am. More information about checkpoints will be provided as it becomes available. As always, the Attorneys from DiCaudo, Pitchford […]
June 20-23, 2013 OVI/DUI Checkpoints
Authorities have announced that they will be operating a OVI/DUI checkpoints in the following areas over the June 20-23, 2013 weekend: Cleveland, Ohio – Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Broadway Ave. and Baxter Ave. from 8pm to 1 am. More information about checkpoints will be provided as it becomes available. As always, the Attorneys from […]
DUI Checkpoints In Summit And Portage Counties To Continue Throughout Summer.
Those of you out of the road after 11:00 pm the last few weeks have probably noticed congested traffic and delays due to some of the check points throughout the Summit, and Portage County areas. We have been told that these check points are going to continue throughout the summer so be careful. Sobriety checkpoints […]
What To Look For When Choosing Your OVI/DUI Attorney.
I went to Google today and searched for Akron DUI lawyer. There were a number of websites that popped up. I began to scroll through them and noticed that the vast majority of the attorneys advertising as an OVI/DUI lawyer in Akron either were not from the Akron area or were attorneys who did not […]
What You Need To Know About OVI/DUI’s Before St. Patrick’s Day
The most commonly asked question of an OVI/DUI defense attorney is “What happens during an OVI/DUI stop and what should I do if I get pulled over? Although there is no definitive answer to this question, the police generally follow a common procedure which can be handled by keeping in mind several pieces of advice. […]
Ohio’s Fifth District Court Of Appeals Rules That Driving Slowly Is Not Grounds For A Traffic Stop
Last Friday, Ohio’s Fifth District Court of Appeals issued a decision in State v. Dean (5th Dist. 2013), 2013-Ohio-313, holding that a traffic stop of a motorist traveling substantially under the speed limit is not permissible unless the driver is obstructing the flow of traffic. The case stems from a traffic stop by a Pataskala […]