A motion to suppress evidence in a Columbus, Ohio OVI case can be the crux of any case. The motion will challenge many issues relating to the State’s case. Among the issues that may be challenged include:
- whether the officer had the right to stop you;
- whether the officer had an articulable reasonable suspicion of criminal activity;
- whether the standardized field sobriety tests were administered in substantial compliance with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Manual;
- whether the State can prove probable cause to arrest;
- and whether any chemical test was in compliance with both the Ohio Administrative Code and the Ohio revised Code.
There are many parts to puzzle when analyzing the evidence relating to the issues regarding a motion to suppress evidence. This will be a multi-part blog that will explore each issue at greater length.
Today’s blog is just a precursor to inform the reader of the topics to come.
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