Category: Definitions

What is Felonious Assault?

Written by joesuhre on August 29, 2012 in Assault, Definitions

A felonious assault charge is one of the worst charges a person can be charged with – each felonious assault conviction can carry with it between 2 and 8 years in prison.  If there is a gun involved you could be looking at a mandatory of sentence between 8 years and 14 years.  It is …Read More »

What is Gambling?

Written by joesuhre on August 12, 2012 in Definitions

The new casinos in Toledo, Columbus, and Cleveland bring new charges against people for gambling.  There are various forms of gambling, cheating, that the government prosecutes.  Some examples include posting a beat after it is clear that they will win –  think blackjack and pushing forward a bet after the dealer busts.  Think about stealing …Read More »

What is Rape?

Written by joesuhre on August 5, 2012 in Definitions

As a former prosecutor, and criminal defense lawyer, I am often involved in sexual crime cases… cases such as rape.  Most people do not know the legal definition of rape, nor the implications of such a serious charge.  Everyone knows that merely being accused of rape can be a life altering event – a false …Read More »

What is drug trafficking in Ohio?

Written by joesuhre on July 19, 2012 in Definitions, Drug Charges

If you have been charged in Ohio, and the Cleveland area, with trafficking charges you need to hire an attorney.  You should consider calling one of our experienced Cleveland Criminal Lawyers right away if facing charges. In Ohio drug trafficking is defined as: 2925.03 Trafficking, aggravated trafficking in drugs. (A) No person shall knowingly do …Read More »

Possession Of Marijuana?

Written by joesuhre on April 13, 2012 in Definitions, Uncategorized

2925.11 Possession of controlled substances.(A) No person shall knowingly obtain, possess, or use a controlled substance. (C) Whoever violates division (A) of this section is guilty of one of the following: (3) If the drug involved in the violation is marihuana or a compound, mixture, preparation, or substance containing marihuana other than hashish, whoever violates …Read More »

What Is Disorderly Conduct?

Written by joesuhre on April 6, 2012 in Definitions, Uncategorized

Disorderly Conduct You can be arrested and charged with disorderly conduct if you recklessly cause inconvenience, annoyance or alarm by: – Engaging in fighting, in threatening harm to persons or property, or in violent or turbulent behavior; – Making unreasonable noise or an offensive coarse utterance, gesture, or display or communicating unwarranted and grossly abusive language to …Read More »

What Is Theft?

Written by joesuhre on March 1, 2012 in Definitions, Uncategorized

What Is Theft In Ohio? Theft in Ohio is defined in the Ohio Revised Code as follows: (A) No person, with purpose to deprive the owner of property or services, shall knowingly obtain or exert control over either the property or services in any of the following ways: (1) Without the consent of the owner …Read More »