Court of Appeals of Ohio, Twelfth District, Madison
FROM MADISON COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS JUVENILE DIVISION
Case No. 21710010
Dodgion, 1188 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43206, for
Stephen J. Pronai, Madison County Prosecuting Attorney,
Rachel M. Price, 59 North Main Street, London, Ohio 43140,
for appellee, state of Ohio
1} Appellant, S.A.R., a juvenile, appeals from a
decision of the Madison County Court of Common Pleas,
Juvenile Division, denying his motion to withdraw his no
contest plea to a speeding violation. For the reasons set
forth below, we affirm the decision of the juvenile court.
2} On January 15, 2017, S.A.R. was stopped by law
enforcement on U.S. 40 in Jefferson Township, Ohio, and was
issued a citation for speeding in violation of R.C.
4511.21(D)(2). The officer's radar recorded S.A.R.'s
vehicle traveling 70 m.p.h. in a 50-m.p.h. zone.
3} A hearing was held on January 31, 2017, and
S.A.R. appeared before the court with his father. At this
time, S.A.R. and his father indicated they had reviewed and
signed both the Madison County Juvenile Rights and Procedures
Form as well as the Juvenile Rule 3 Requirement Form. The
Rights and Procedures Form advised S.A.R. and his father as
following information constitutes the arraignment procedure
in Juvenile Court for complaints alleging violations of the
have the following rights which you may exercise or
1. You may deny the charge and request a trial before the
Court at which time the county prosecutor will be required to
prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt before you can be
adjudicated a juvenile traffic offender. The trial is usually
scheduled three to four weeks from the date of the
a. You may cross-examine and ask questions of any witness who
testifies to prove the charge at trial.
b. You may testify yourself, if you wish. You cannot be
compelled to testify and you may remain silent on a denial at
c. You may call anyone to testify upon your request. The
witnesses you wish to testify can be compelled to appear for
you by filing with the Court a request, in writing, called a
precipe for subpoena, stating the name and address of the
witness, and if they can be located by the sheriff prior to
trial, they will be required to attend.
d. You may be represented by an attorney and can be granted a
continuance for an opportunity to consult an attorney e. A
recording will be made of the proceedings.
may admit the charge and the Court will proceed to
disposition or continue the case for deposition at a later
FOR TRAFFIC CASES
Court MAY impose the following penalties for any first time
juvenile traffic offender:
1. Suspend or revoke the juvenile's operator's
license for ...