Tag Archives: Cruiser Video

Drugs Found in Driver’s Pants Pocket During Traffic Stop Thrown Out Due to Illegal Search

December 01, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Columbus, Ohio DUI Law   |   Comments Off on Drugs Found in Driver’s Pants Pocket During Traffic Stop Thrown Out Due to Illegal Search

One recent Ohio case highlights the importance of cruiser video evidence in traffic-related stops.  In this case, a car was pulled over for crossing the fog line.  Once pulled over, the officer said he smelled marijuana coming from the car.  He asked the driver to step out and then testified that he smelled marijuana coming from […]

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OVI Charges Dismissed Based on Video Evidence

June 27, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Columbus, Ohio DUI Law   |   Comments Off on OVI Charges Dismissed Based on Video Evidence

In a recent Ohio OVI case, the police cruiser video played a critical role in getting all OVI charges dismissed.   The majority of Central Ohio police departments employ cruiser video cameras that can capture the traffic violation, interactions with the officer and any field sobriety tests during the traffic stop.  We obtain cruiser videos regularly […]

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The Problem with “Pacing” Suspected Speeders

January 08, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Ohio Traffic Defense   |   Comments Off on The Problem with “Pacing” Suspected Speeders

An Ohio appeals court issued an interesting decision the other day on the issue of pacing.  The case is State v. Jarosz, 2013-Ohio-5839.   “Pacing” is a method often used by officers to determine whether a driver is speeding.  But, in order to properly pace a vehicle, the officer must take certain steps.  In this case, […]

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Marijuana Possession Case Thrown Out Due to Unlawful Traffic Stop

December 17, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Columbus Criminal Defense, Ohio Drug Laws   |   Comments Off on Marijuana Possession Case Thrown Out Due to Unlawful Traffic Stop

The defendant’s pickup truck was stopped by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  The trooper said that the defendant drove outside the fog line once and onto the fog line twice.  He also noted that the defendant had California plates. Upon pulling him over, the trooper asked the defendant how long he had been in California, […]

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