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After OVI arrest, police officer says case has flaws

A police officer in Ohio was arrested on OVI charges, but his case is now being delayed, and he claims that there are some serious flaws with how the arrest took place.

It started with a hit-and-run crash at about 3:00 a.m. in West Carrollton on July 23. It happened near a bar. After the wreck, police stopped the 44-year-old man and arrested him.

The officer and his attorneys say that there was never any reasonable suspicion for the police to pull him over in the first place. They say the stop was illegal, and they want the case thrown out. They argue that the man would not have been arrested if the officer hadn't broken the law to stop his car.

On top of that, the man claims that the field sobriety tests were not carried out properly, and so there was no cause to arrest him after the stop.

Furthermore, his team says that no one read him his Miranda rights, which include the right to remain silent. They say that, since he was illegally being arrested, some of his statements may have incriminated himself. They want to suppress all of that information, along with the details provided by the officer who made the traffic stop.

This is a complex case that illustrates why it is very important for the police to follow proper procedures, no matter what happened. When they don't, those who face OVI charges or other allegations may have more legal options to fight those charges. An experienced attorney can help you protect your rights.

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