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Ohio Doctor Arrested on Accusations of Drug Trafficking

News broke recently about an Ohio doctor, Douglas Trubiano, being jailed after accusations of drug trafficking. Trubiano, who practices osteopathic medicine in Jefferson County, was the target of a task force investigation by a state pharmacy board, and is alleged to have illegally distributed and pushed drugs to patients. The Jefferson County Drug Task Force… Read More »

National Panel Reviewing Penalties for Economic Crime

The U.S. Sentencing Commission, a federal panel that determines sentencing policies for various types of crimes, recently announced that it is considering changing some guidelines for white collar crime sentences. The Sentencing Commission already amended its guidelines for drug crimes earlier this year, and now will focus on working with congress to reduce the severity… Read More »

Drug Schedules Impact Penalties for Possession of Controlled Substances in Ohio

Each state has a slightly different approach in what it considers controlled dangerous substances (CDS). Ohio is particularly stringent in its classification of CDS, including drugs like marijuana, cocaine and heroin and a wide range of materials and compounds used to manufacture them. It is illegal to possess any of these substances in the state…. Read More »

The Unique Circumstances of Conspiracy Crime Allegations

Although most people recognize that there are certain actions that are inherently criminal in nature, in some cases the very act of planning a crime is illegal. These offenses are classified as “inchoate,” and include the crime of conspiracy. Conspiracy is a unique crime because it relies on intent rather than action to prosecute. To… Read More »

Penalties for Embezzlement Depend on Several Factors

Although many have heard of the crime of embezzlement, few people truly understand what it is. Embezzlement is a unique type of property theft that results when people allegedly steal money or property with which they were entrusted. This is different than ordinary common law theft that involves stealing property for which one had no… Read More »

What Are Common Felonies in Ohio?

The most serious types of crimes are considered felonies in Ohio, but within the definition of felony is a range of classifications and penalties. Anyone arrested for a felony should understand the nature of the classification and the possible penalties they could face. Felony offenses are divided into five categories, first through fifth, with first-degree… Read More »

Understanding Misdemeanor Crimes in Ohio

When you are arrested in Ohio, it is important to understand the nature of the crime for which you are being charged. Not every crime is the same under state law. While certain crimes are classified as serious felonies and come with heavy potential penalties, others are classified as misdemeanors, which are typically considered less… Read More »

Ohio’s Drug Trafficking Laws Especially Tough

Many believe that the U.S. War on Drugs, launched in the 1980s, has resulted in unfair penalties and overly harsh jail and prison sentences. In addressing this issue, some states have begun to reexamine their drug laws and reduce the mandatory sentencing guidelines for certain offenders. Ohio, however, is not among these states. The drug… Read More »

What Should You Do After a DUI Arrest?

Being arrested for driving under the influence can be a frightening and embarrassing experience. However, by taking certain steps, you can help mitigate the damage, restore your driver’s license and move forward with you life. The most important piece of advice to remember is to remain silent during your arrest, which is a constitutional right…. Read More »

How Does Ohio Classify the Sale of Controlled Substances?

Each state regulates the sale of controlled dangerous substances according to its own set of laws and classifications. Not only does Ohio prosecute for the sale and possession of well-known drugs, like cocaine and heroine, but it also classifies the compounds used to manufacture these drugs as CDS. If you live in Ohio, you may… Read More »

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