“I was wrongly convicted of murder. I spent nearly 17 years in prison fighting my case. When I finally won a new trial, I chose Greg Robey to be a part of my defense team. He found an FBI agent who had worked on the case in the 1980s, along with critical pieces of evidence that we thought were long lost. After a long and very hard-fought trial, I was found Not Guilty of all charges. I owe my freedom to Greg Robey and my defense team.” -R.R., Ravenna, Ohio
Many people believe that it is impossible to prevent an arrest from occurring after being stopped. But in many situations, your behavior and the decisions you make greatly influence whether police arrest you. Conversely, it is important to understand that in some cases, there is simply nothing you can do — police may have sufficient evidence and reason to arrest you.
The next time you find yourself in a situation involving Ohio law enforcement, avoid the following behaviors unless you want to be cuffed and detained:
The criminal justice system is vast, complex and unforgiving. To navigate it successfully, you need guidance from a qualified defense lawyer. With professional help, you may be able to achieve a reduction or dismissal of the criminal charges against you.