The Probation department is responsible to supervise offenders and alleged offenders of which the court has imposed certain sanctions. This may include random drug/alcohol testing, criminal record checks, urinalysis testing, office visits with little advance notice, etc.
The Probation department will make every effort to help offenders change their behavior, if not one on one, but with resources to help each offender get the help necessary.
General Rules of Probation
- You shall obey all Federal, State and local laws and be of general good behavior.
- You shall not leave the State of Ohio or change your place of residence without notifying the Probation Department or the Court.
- If you are placed on probation for any offense that involved the use of alcohol, you are on complete restriction from any unlawful use of alcohol during the term of your probation.
- You must submit to any type of Breathalyzer, Blood or Urine test if requested by any law enforcement officer or probation officer.
- You are subject to alcohol and drug testing at any time which may include the installation of an alcohol monitoring device during the term of your probation.
- You must submit to a search of your person, property, vehicle or residence at any time. This will also apply to any other person's property, vehicle or residence under your control. A Probation Officer of this Court will conduct the search in a reasonable fashion. Any contraband found may be used against you in prosecution.
- You shall notify probation within 24 hours if you are arrested, charged, detained or questioned by any law enforcement officer.
- You shall keep probation updated as to your employment status.
- You shall promptly and truthfully answer questions directed to you by the Probation Department or the Court.
- You shall report to the Probation Department as ordered .
- You shall not possess, use, carry, or obtain any firearms or deadly weapons if convicted of an offense of violence, or if otherwise directed by the Court.
- You shall obey all orders of the Probation Department and the Court
- You shall pay all obligations to the Court which includes: fines, costs, restitution, attorney fees and electronic monitoring fees, Probation fees, as ordered by the Court.
- If your sentence includes a period of Electronic Home Arrest, you will be subject to additional sanctions and charges(possibly felony escape) if you violate any of the limits placed upon you by that program.
- If you are referred to any agency for evaluation/treatment, you shall successfully complete any program/plan they require of you.
- If you are ordered to complete a 72 hour Driver Intervention Program, his must be completed within 90 days of sentencing.