Hamilton County Municipal Court, Case No. 10/TRC/33534
City of Cincinnati OVI/DUI
Client was charged by Ohio State Patrol with 4511.19(A)(1)(a), Operating a Motor Vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drug of abuse (OVI/DUI), being a second offense within 6 years, and with 4511.19(A)(2), Operating a Motor Vehicle while under the influence and having a prior OVI conviction within 20 years. Client was stopped for a marked lanes violation and submitted to several standardized field sobriety tests, which the officer noted were performed poorly. Client refused a breath test. The matter was set for jury trial and on the morning of trial, counsel was able to negotiate a plea to a reckless operation, have the one year ALS suspension terminated.