Two Westerville DUI Checkpoints Scheduled Tonight

Friday December 8, 2017 Post Happy Hour Westerville DUI Checkpoints If you are driving in the Westerville, Ohio area tonight, you may find yourself crossing through a sobriety checkpoint operated by the Franklin County DUI Task Force. Both Westerville DUI checkpoints are scheduled to be held from 7:30 p.m. through Midnight. West Schrock Road east… (read more)

D.U.I. Arrests and Warrantless Blood Draws

By now you have seen the July 26th body camera video from a South Lake Police officers in an emergency room at a Utah hospital. The officer wanted blood drawn from an unconscious patient who was struck by a vehicle driven by a suspect fleeing police. Blood draws are a routine part of accident investigations… (read more)

Franklin County DUI Checkpoint in Obetz Tonight

Friday July 28, 2017 The Franklin County DUI Task Force has scheduled a DUI Checkpoint in Obetz tonight. The sobriety checkpoint is scheduled to be held at Alum Creek Drive and Williams Rd. The DUI Checkpoint in Obetz is scheduled to be held from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Central Ohio DUI Defense Attorney If… (read more)

New Case Makes Ohio DUI Cases Tougher to Defend

Imagine you are ordered into the front seat of a cruiser after a traffic stop. The average person would believe they are in police custody and not free to leave, right? And because you are in custody, the police cannot ask questions without advising you first of your Miranda Rights. But this week, the Ohio… (read more)

Two Friday DUI Checkpoints in Columbus as The Holiday Week Comes To An End

Friday July 7, 2017 There are two Friday DUI Checkpoints in Columbus, Ohio tonight. Following the Independence Day holiday falling on a Tuesday, the Franklin County DUI Task Force will be stopping cars in two locations in Columbus with the aim of reducing the number of drunk drivers on the road. Friday DUI Checkpoints in… (read more)

Ohio’s New DUI Law: Interlocks and Increased Penalties

Ohio’s New DUI Law is in Effect On April 6, 2017, Ohio’s new O.V.I./D.U.I. law (House Bill 388) went into effect. This bill increased the penalties for first-time offenders and widened the criteria for identifying repeat offenders. Judges are now allowed to consider previous O.V.I./D.U.I. convictions dating as far back as ten years, whereas they… (read more)

The Tiger Woods D.U.I. Case: Analysis Under Ohio DUI Law

Tiger Woods Arrested for D.U.I. During the early morning hours of Memorial Day, Tiger Woods was arrested near his Florida home for D.U.I.. Police found Woods asleep behind the wheel of his badly damaged Mercedes, with engine running, but parked along the roadside. Woods was awakened by the police and exhibited slurred speech while stating… (read more)

DUI Checkpoints Scheduled Tonight in Grove City

Friday April 7, 2017 There are 2 DUI checkpoints scheduled tonight for Grove City, Ohio. Both DUI Checkpoints are scheduled to be operated from 8 p.m. through Midnight. Checkpoint Locations: Stringtown Road at Buckeye Parkway US 62 at Parlin Drive While we encourage you to utilize a designated driver, uber, taxi service, or other means… (read more)

Some Helpful Tips During a DUI Stop

As criminal lawyers and Columbus Ohio DUI defense attorneys,  we are often asked what people should do when they are pulled over by the police and asked to take a field sobriety test. The usual advice is to remind people that they do not have to take either the breathalyzer or field sobriety test. Rather,… (read more)

Columbus DUI Checkpoints Tonight on Riverside Drive and Sawmill Road

Friday October 21, 2016 You may remember the recent post to our facebook page regarding the Columbus Police Department no longer maintaining an OVI Task force. While we noted that dismantling of this program may reduce the number of DUI checkpoints in Columbus, it is important to understand that DUI checkpoints in Columbus and its surrounding communities… (read more)