Ohio State J.T. Barrett charged with DUI

Ohio State J.T. Barrett charged with DUI

Ohio State J.T. Barrett charged with DUI

Ohio State J.T. Barrett charged with DUI:  If you have been charged with a traffic ticket in Virginia do yourself a favor and call Bob Keefer’s office.  Bob’s staff will schedule a FREE CALL with Bob to discuss your options.  Bob has over 30 years experience and will share the knowledge he has gained over that 30 years plus with you.  You can also see some of Bob’s CLIENT REVIEWS here.

Ohio State J.T. Barrett charged with DUI:  In late October, J.T. Barrett was charged with Ohio’s version of DWI called OWI.  Barrett was stopped by police when he attempted to avoid a roadblock that police had set up to catch Ohio State students returning to campus.  These roadblocks have very specific requirements in notice, signage and how they treat persons stopped by the roadblock.  The reason for this specificity is that roadblocks are not consistent with the 4th Amendment.

Ohio State J.T. Barrett charged with DUI:  Barrett picked a poor time to drink and drive as he is 20 years old and cannot legally drink in the United States.  The drinking age was manipulated by the Federal Government with legislation cutting off highway funding to states who did not adopt the 21 year drinking age.  Barrett apparently did not know that he could refuse to talk to the police by politely stating “I want a Lawyer.  If I am not under arrest, please let me know.”  Barrett also did not realize that he could legally refuse the preliminary breath test device given at roadside.  Barrett also failed to realize that he could decline to perform the roadside gymnastics that are designed to generate probable cause to arrest.

Ohio State J.T. Barrett charged with DUI: Urban Meyers picked Barrett to be starting quarterback in the last game against RutgersBarrett had an outstanding game with three touchdowns.  Because of his arrest, Barrett has been suspended for one game.  He will be eligible thereafter if Coach Meyers chooses to call upon him.

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Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer

Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer

Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer

When you are facing a Harrisonburg reckless driving charge you should get help from the Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer.  Bob Keefer has been a lawyer in Harrisonburg and the Shenandoah Valley for over 30 years.  You can get a FREE CONSULTATION by phone with Bob to discuss your options.  Schedule that free call at 540.433.6906 or at info@BobKeefer.com.  The call is completely private and confidential.  You can see Bob’s REVIEWS FROM CLIENTS here.  #BestHarrisonburgRecklessDrivingLawyer

Anyone can pick up a traffic infraction, even noted college athletes.  In August of 2015, J.J. Frazier a University of Georgia Guard on the basketball team was arrested for improper driving and driving suspendedFrazier was jailed at the Athens-Clarke County facility shortly after 3:00 a.m. and was released on a $2,000 bond.  The bond is a financial guarantee by Frazier that he will make all court appearance and be of good behavior prior to his trial.  Georgia Coach Fox released a statement that the charges would be handled internally.  Frazier is the Bulldog’s leading three point shooter who also averaged almost 4 rebounds per game and over 3 assists per game..

Frazier started in 16 games last season, scoring almost 10 points a game.  Frazier especially shined during Georgia’s NCAA tournament game with Mississippi State where he scored 37 points.  In 2014 Frazier was arrested for driving without a license and failure to obey a traffic control device.

Frazier should take the driving suspended charge seriously because many states provide for jail sentences for repeat offenders.  The prosecution will have to prove that Frazier was aware his license was suspended.  For that reason, police officers often question the Accused about whether he or she knew of the suspension.  Instead of engaging in that dialog intended to build a criminal case against you with the possibility of jail simply tell the Officer, “I want a Lawyer.  If I am not under arrest please let me go.”  #BestHarrisonburgRecklessDrivingLawyer

Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer

Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer

Top Rockingham County Reckless Driving Lawyer

Top Rockingham County Reckless Driving Lawyer

Top Rockingham County Reckless Driving Lawyer

Top Rockingham County Reckless Driving Lawyer:  For over 30 years, Bob has been representing people charged with reckless driving in Rockingham County, Harrisonburg, Augusta County, Staunton, Waynesboro, Page County, Luray, Shenandoah County and Woodstock, Virginia.

Top Rockingham County Reckless Driving Lawyer:  If you have a reckless driving charge in Rockingham County or one of these other jurisdictions, immediately call Bob’s office to schedule a FREE CASE EVALUATION with Bob by telephone.  The call is free and the discussion is confidential.  You can set up your Free Call at info@BobKeefer.com or at 540.433.6906 or by following the link above.

Top Rockingham County Reckless Driving Lawyer: Several years ago Scott Wilson, an American Actor in his 70s was stopped for a possible DUI.  The relevant Officers insisted that Wilson perform the field sobriety tests.  They did so even though the standardized field tests were originally vetted for persons no older than 60 years of age.  Some time thereafter the tests were claimed to be available to drivers as old as 65 even though no new validation studies were attempted.  Even though Wilson was too old for the tests to provide a valid correct arrest decision the officers used them to justify his DUI arrest.  This is one of the problems with the current use of the standardized field sobriety tests — the officers use them as impairment tests rather than as indicators of a blood alcohol level above or below the legal limit.  The investigators who developed the tests were very clear that roadside impairment tests could not be conducted at roadside.  Instead, they developed roadside tests that could project a probability of a blood alcohol content above or below the legal limit.  Officers need to understand a proper use of the roadside tests to make a correct arrest decision.

Top Rockingham County Reckless Driving Lawyer:  Wilson has played in many, many films including, In the Heat of the Night, In Cold Blood, The Great Gatsby, and Dead Man Walking to name a few.  In recent years Wilson is best known for his role in The Walking Dead as Hershel Greene.  Wilson’s character was killed in Season Four.

 

Top Rockingham County Reckless Driving Lawyer

Top Rockingham County Reckless Driving Lawyer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer

Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer

Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer

Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer:  Bob routinely appears as attorney for people charged with reckless driving in Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Luray, Page County, Staunton, Waynesboro, Augusta County, Woodstock and Shenandoah County, Virginia.

When you need the Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer contact Bob’s office immediately to set up a FREE CASE ASSESSMENT.  During your free call Bob will examine your options and explain the possible results.  Call 540.433.6906 or email info@BobKeefer.com to set up your free call.

Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer:  Many celebrities get charged with reckless driving.  Seth Gilliam, an actor on The Walking Dead, joined that group.   Gilliam plays the evil Reverend Gabriel Stokes.  In early May, 2015 Gilliam was stopped after a high speed chase where he drove over 105 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone.  Gilliam was subsequently arrested for reckless driving, DWI and possession of marijuana.  Gilliam apparently disregarded his right to counsel and his right not to incriminate himself by stating that he had had a shot of liquor and three beers prior to driving.  The police also saw and confiscated a blunt containing marijuana.  Gilliam was also reported to have a breath alcohol content over 0.10 grams per 210 liters of breath.

Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer:  Gilliam was held at the Fayette County Jail until he could post the required bond of almost ten thousand dollars.  Gilliam was near Senioa, Georgia, the location for The Walking Dead, when stopped.  Gilliam has also appeared in The Good Wife, The Wire and Teen Wolf.

Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer:  Gilliam was not wise to attract attention to himself while consuming alcohol and being in possession of contraband.  In today’s America, most localities have a significant law enforcement presence on all major roadways  Someone driving over 105 miles per hour is almost guaranteed to come in contact with law enforcement.

Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer

Best Harrisonburg Reckless Driving Lawyer