If you've ever watched a daytime crime show, chances are you've heard someone being read their Miranda rights. By law, cops must read suspects their rights before taking them into custody or beginning the interrogation. Unfortunately, some suspects don't fully understand their rights and inadvertently waive them - a critical mistake.
The intricate details of criminal drug laws in Ohio can be confusing for many people. Someone charged with a drug offense may be overwhelmed by the complex information. If you or someone you know wants to learn more about Ohio drug laws and what charges mean, here are four common questions.
Learning that your child has been arrested and charged with a serious crime can be a devastating experience. Perhaps you wonder if the allegations are true. Or, maybe you blame yourself, wondering where you went so wrong that your child would be in a situation where he or she would even be suspected of illegal activity. You are not alone, as many other parents in Ohio and beyond have faced similar circumstances in the past. In such situations, it is of paramount importance to gain some idea of the process that lies ahead; especially if the case is being transferred to a criminal court.
Jeff Brunswick is not a crooked cop. "Crooked cop" brings to mind images of a cop taking money or some other benefit in exchange for looking the other way, allowing someone to get away with a crime. Jeff is a veteran Cincinnati Police Officer who used bad judgment. Judgment which ultimately lead to his premature retirement from the department. Jeff did not receive any money or other benefit. The article unfairly labels Jeff without consideration of all the facts, something frequently done by this particular reporter. The article is an example of the battle frequently faced by criminal defense attorneys representing the criminal defendant.
Police will be running DUI Checkpoints on Friday, April 11, 2014, from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. in the 7600 block of Colerain Avenue in Colerain Township and 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. on U.S. 50 west of Ohio 132 in Owensville. In addition to the checkpoints there will be additional patrols in the area. Please don't drink and drive.