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HUGE Marijuana Bust in Preble County — Largest in Ohio State Highway Patrol History?

On June 14, Ohio State Highway Patrol Troopers seized a ton of marijuana in Preble County. Actually, the exact amount police confiscated was 2,330 pounds. And while this is indeed a staggering amount of marijuana, it is only the second largest cannabis bust in Ohio State Highway Patrol history. The largest occurred in 2005 and… Read More »

Is Warning Your Fellow Drivers About Police Checkpoints Against the Law?

You are driving in your car at night when traffic slows to a crawl. As you lean your head out the window, you see the cause — a police checkpoint. While you have nothing to worry about, you feel a responsibility to warn your fellow drivers. Are you breaking the law if you do? Apparently… Read More »

Largest Drug Bust in Geauga County in More Than 30 Years

Geauga County, home to the country’s second largest Amish population, is located only 30 miles outside of Cleveland. However, its culture and suburban setting do not protect it from the crime and corruption of the big city. On Friday, June 13, the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office announced that it had conducted perhaps the largest drug… Read More »

Should You Represent Yourself When Facing Criminal Charges?

Certainly, you could represent yourself when you face criminal charges. You could gather evidence to support your case and you could build your own defense. In fact, you could even stand before a judge and jury and argue your innocence. But should you? To use a medical analogy, if you were seriously injured, would you… Read More »

Strict Penalties for Identity Theft Against Active-Duty Service Members

Ohio takes identity theft (known as identity fraud throughout the state) seriously. In fact, if you are arrested for identity fraud, you face felony charges. Depending on the circumstances of the crime, you may be charged with anything from a fifth-degree to a first-degree felony. Further, if you commit identity fraud against an elderly person… Read More »

Four Tips on Handling a Police Encounter

Many people find interaction with law enforcement to be a nerve-wracking affair.  Following are five tips on handling a police encounter in Ohio: Be polite and courteous — You do not have to speak to police. However, if you want the encounter be over as soon as possible, do not disrespect or bad mouth law… Read More »

How Should You Act During an Ohio Traffic Stop?

Whether you use your car to commute to and from work or to visit friends and family, chances are that eventually, you will experience a traffic stop. Do you know what to do and what not to do during a traffic stop? In every encounter police have with citizens they must be on-guard and ready… Read More »

How a Domestic Violence Conviction Affects Your Life

An allegation of domestic violence can change your life momentously. Regardless of your innocence or guilt, a wheel is set in motion. You need to stop it before your relationships, career and future pay the price. A first-time conviction for this type of offense can affect your life in the following ways: Child custody —… Read More »

Top 3 Ways to Get Arrested

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… Read More »

What is a Stop and Frisk?

When an officer has reason to believe you may be armed, he or she may stop and frisk the outside of your person for weapons. The stop and frisk law in use today was established in the 1968 case Terry V. Ohio. In it, a detective observes three men pacing back and forth in front… Read More »

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