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St. Patrick’s Day and Weekend DUI Checkpoints in Columbus, Ohio

The increased enforcement planned by the Franklin County DUI Task Force this weekend are being referred to by news sources as a dragnet or a blitz. Ultimately, St. Patrick’s day through the weekend in Columbus, OH and throughout Franklin County will be filled with heavy DUI enforcement by law agencies. You should anticipate enhanced OVI/DUI enforcement for the St…. (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)

Can I Be Charged with D.U.I. in Columbus, Ohio while Just Sitting in My Car?

Last week, a former Ohio State football player and potential first round NFL draft choice was charged with D.U.I. when he was found sitting in a parked car in a downtown Columbus, Ohio parking lot.  The player was fully cooperative with the police and registered a negligible .008 on the Breathalyzer or almost 10 times… (read more)

St. Patrick’s Weekend DUI Checkpoints and Police Saturation Patrols in Columbus, Ohio

If you are planning to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day you should note that Columbus Police, Franklin County Sheriff, Ohio State Highway Patrol, and numerous other police departments will be operating sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols. Friday March 14th – Columbus Police will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint on Sawmill Rd. The DUI Checkpoint is scheduled to… (read more)

Drive High and Get a DUI

The legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado has raised some interesting issues.  The first issue is whether it is legal to smoke and drive.  Many people in Colorado who are enjoying this new liberty have mistakenly believed that the D.U.I laws pertain to alcohol only.  In response to this misconception, the Colorado Department… (read more)

DUI Checkpoint Tonight- North Hamilton Road

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN) –Columbus Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in  the northeast part of the city Friday night into Saturday morning. It will be on North Hamilton Rd. and Menerey Lane, north of E.  Dublin-Granville Rd., starting at 9 p.m. and continuing until 3 a.m. “Since June, there have been two fatal crashes within… (read more)