Posts filed under Ohio DUI

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)

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)

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)

Marijuana Breathalyzers: Coming to a DUI Checkpoint Near You

By now, everyone knows (or should know) that driving high can lead to a DUI. And although marijuana laws have been relaxed, no state will ever allow a “stoned” driver to operate a motor vehicle. Testing to determine whether a person is “driving high” is expensive, time consuming, and limited to the analysis of blood… (read more)

Frank Rd, East of Route 62 DUI Checkpoint in Columbus, Ohio Tonight

Friday July 31, 2015 The Franklin County DUI Task Force has a Columbus, Ohio DUI Checkpoint scheduled tonight in Franklin Township. 8:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. Sobriety Checkpoint is scheduled on Frank Rd. east of Harrisburg Pike (Rt 62). We always recommend and encourage safe driving practices and responsible drinking, however if you are pulled… (read more)

Drunk Driving: A Nightmare to “Dreamers” and Immigration Status?

As the temperatures rise around Columbus, the number of DUI’s also rise. People often speak about the hidden costs of a DUI in reference to court costs, attorneys fees, driver’s license suspension, and lost wages, but for young immigrants applying for stays under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA), the hidden costs can… (read more)

3 Easy Apps to Help You Avoid Getting a DUI

Technology can be one of the easiest ways to avoid making that dreaded call to a Columbus, Ohio DUI Attorney, because you have been charged with a DUI. There are an abundance of apps for your smartphone designed to help you avoid everything from getting behind the wheel to sobriety checkpoints. Here are three of our… (read more)

Franklin County DUI Task Force to Run All Out Blitz on Big Game Sunday With Saturation Patrols Targeting Suspected Drunk Drivers in Columbus and Surrounding Areas

It is time for another “Big Game” Sunday and the weather here in Columbus, Ohio is expected to be a wintery mix, with rain turning to snow. Additionally, this is a day that there are typically a lot of parties to watch the game so you can expect plenty of vehicles on the road. Whether… (read more)

Halloween DUI Checkpoints in Franklin County

Halloween, Friday October 31, 2014 As you plan your Halloween festivities for tonight, a designated sober driver is a good thing to consider to help prevent accidents and avoid the necessity of the services of Columbus, Ohio DUI Lawyer. The Franklin County DUI Task Force has two DUI checkpoints scheduled tonight in Pleasant Township. From… (read more)

Columbus, OH DUI Checkpoints to Begin Labor Day Weekend

Friday August 29, 2014 Columbus Ohio DUI Checkpoints – Friday Night & Saturday Morning The beginning of Labor Day Weekend will bring two DUI Checkpoints in Columbus, Ohio, as announced by the Columbus Police Department. Friday Night Checkpoint South of Linden 9p.m. – 11p.m. E. Fifth Ave. at Joyce Ave., Columbus, OH 43219 Saturday Morning… (read more)