Warren Municipal Court, Case No. 12TRC04148

Warren County OVI/DUI

Client was charged by Ohio State Patrol with an improper turn, Operating a Motor Vehicle under the influence of alcohol in violation of RC 4511.19 (A)(1)(a) and 4511.19(A)(1)(d), Operating a Motor Vehicle with a concentration of greater than .08 of one gram or more but less that .17 of one gram by weight of alcohol per two hundred ten liters of his breath (BAC), which was measured by the Ohio State Patrol at .092 on a BAC DataMaster machine.   The trooper stopped client for an improper turn and administered the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test (HGN), the walk and turn test, the one-leg stand test, which he reported client performed poorly.   Counsel was able to negotiate a plea agreement to a lesser charge of Reckless Operation and avoid a 3 day Residential Driver’s Intervention Program (RDIP).