3 posts from June 2013

ZDL wins suppression hearing in Cleveland Municipal Court, leading to dismissal of client's charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and felony charge of improper handling of firearm in a motor vehicle

Posted by Zukerman on Monday, June 3, 2013

In State of Ohio v. Abang, 2011 TRC 051756, a State Trooper initiated a traffic stop on client's vehicle after observing that client's vehicle did not have a front license plate. The Trooper testified that he detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on client's breath and that client's... Continue reading "ZDL wins suppression hearing in Cleveland Municipal Court, leading to dismissal of client's charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and felony charge of improper handling of firearm in a motor vehicle " …

ZDL convinces Cleveland Judge that State Trooper lacked probable cause to arrest client for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol (OVI), obtains dismissal of client's charges of OVI and Possession of Marijuana

Posted by Zukerman on Monday, June 3, 2013

In City of Cleveland v. Cooper, 12 TRC 058302, ZDL obtained a dismissal of client's operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol ("OVI") and possession of marijuana charges. State Trooper stopped client for not having his headlights on. Upon approaching client, Trooper testified that he detected the... Continue reading "ZDL convinces Cleveland Judge that State Trooper lacked probable cause to arrest client for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol (OVI), obtains dismissal of client's charges of OVI and Possession of Marijuana" …

ZDL wins suppression hearing in Cleveland OVI case, client's breath test result and field sobriety tests suppressed, OVI charges dismissed by prosecutor

Posted by Zukerman on Monday, June 3, 2013

In City of Cleveland v. Guider, 2012 TRC 044131, ZDL represented an individual who was charged with two counts of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol "OVI" in violation of City of Cleveland Ordinances 433.01A1 (basic OVI charge) and 433.01A4 (OVI charge relating to a breath... Continue reading "ZDL wins suppression hearing in Cleveland OVI case, client's breath test result and field sobriety tests suppressed, OVI charges dismissed by prosecutor " …