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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)

Social Media and Crime

A Florida woman was arrested and charged with driving under the influence while using Periscope to live stream her drive home from the bar. Concerned viewers called police and alerted them to her location. For more on the story and the use of social media by police, follow the link below: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2015/10/12/heres-what-happened-when-a-florida-woman-periscoped-herself-driving-drunk/

DUI Checkpoint in Columbus/Bexley, Ohio Tonight on East Main Street

Friday May 15, 2015 The Franklin County DUI Task Force has announced a DUI Checkpoint in Columbus, Ohio. The sobriety checkpoint is scheduled to be held just to the east of Alum Creek Drive on East Main Street in the Bexley area. Columbus, Ohio DUI Checkpoint at or near the intersection of E. Main St…. (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)

Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Drugs

    Kerry Kennedy, the former wife of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and daughter of Robert F. Kennedy was acquitted last year of DUI charges stemming from an early morning car crash. Kennedy was found at the scene of the accident slumped over the steering wheel of her SUV and disoriented. The Police charged… (read more)