from the Franklin County Municipal Court M.C. No.
Klein, City Attorney, Lara N. Baker, and Melanie R. Tobias,
W. Gray, pro se.
1} Defendant-appellant, Justin W. Gray, appeals from
the July 25, 2017 judgment of the Franklin County Municipal
Court convicting him of R.C. 4511.48(C). For the following
reasons, we reverse.
Facts and Procedural History
2} On June 20, 2017, appellant was charged with a
minor misdemeanor pedestrian violation pursuant to R.C.
4511.48(C). Appellant pled not guilty to the charge and the
case proceeded to a bench trial. The trial court found
plaintiff-appellee, State of Ohio, had proven beyond a
reasonable doubt the elements of the case.
Assignments of Error
3} Appellant appeals and assigns the following four
assignments of error for our review:
I. THE TRIAL COURT ERRED BY ARGUING A DIFFERENT CHARGE THAN
THE ONE SPECIFIED ON APPELLANT'S ORIGINAL COMPLAINT.
II. THE TRIAL COURT ERRED BY FINDING APPELLANT GUILTY
AGAINST THE MANIFEST WEIGHT OF THE EVIDENCE.
III. THE TRIAL COURT MADE AN ERROR IN LAW AS IT PERTAINS TO
RIGHT OF WAY.
IV. THE TRIAL COURT ERRED BY EMPLOYING PROCEDURES THAT DENIED
APPELLANT HIS FUNDAMENTAL DUE ...