Clermont County Municipal Court, Case No. 2014TRC6295

Miami Township OVI/DUI

Client was charged by Miami Township Police with 4511.19(A)(1)(h), Operating a Motor Vehicle with a concentration of greater than .17 of one gram by weight of alcohol per two hundred ten liters of his breath (BAC), which was measured by at the Miami Township Police at .213. Client was also charged with 4511.19(A)(1)(a), Operating a Motor Vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drug of abuse (OVI/DUI).   Client was administered three standardized field sobriety tests, the walk and turn, one leg stand and horizontal gaze nystagmus (HGN) test, which the officer noted were performed poorly. Client had a prior OVI charged reduced to a Reckless Operation just a few years ago. Counsel was able to negotiate a plea to a low tier OVI with minimum sentence, avoiding jail time and mandatory party plates.