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2009 Dealers Charged with Violations

Dealers Charged with Violations & Brought Before the Ohio Motor Vehicle Dealers Licensing Board

The violations and rulings stated on this web page are as reported to the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles by the Ohio Motor Vehicle Dealers Licensing Board. Because the information derives from a public administrative hearing, the information is considered a public record under the Ohio Revised Code Section 149.43. The BMV and the Ohio Department of Public Safety are not expressing opinions about dealerships and salespersons represented on this web page. We are simply reporting this information as a public record.

Updated: July 12, 2012

Leasing Dealers

None

 

 

 

 

New Vehicle Dealers

All Terrain Sport, Ltd.

City

Chillicothe

Violations

      • Displaying vehicle away from licensed location

Appealed

No

Board Action

Took no action 01-2-09

Outcome

License valid

 

Salespersons

Allen, Jack D.

City

Mainville

Violations
      • Convictions related to motor vehicles (Theft, Attempt Violation of Certificate of Motor Vehicle Title)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 07-9-09

Outcome

License issued - can only work for Shawnee Motors Group, LLC

 

Burns, Christopher M.

City

Garfield Heights

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Theft) and falsified application

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 07-9-09

Outcome

License issued – can only work for Direct Detail

 

Dobson, Thomas

City

Warren

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (False Statement to Influence a Bank)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 01-2-09

Outcome

License issued – can only act as a salesperson for Youngstown Buick Pontiac Pontiac GMC Truck Company

 

Eckels, Devin

City

Parma Hts.

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Falsification-Mislead Public Official)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Took no action 05-14-09

Outcome

License valid

 

Hamad, Mohammadx

City

Akron

Violations

      • Judgment related to motor vehicles
      • Falsified application

Appealed

No

Board Action

3-day suspension 01-2-09

Outcome

Suspension served

 

Johnson, Brett

City

Caledonia

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Engaging in Motor Vehicle Business Without License)

Appealed

No

Board Action

5-day suspension 07-9-09

Outcome

Suspension served

 

Johnson, Gerald W.

City

Marion

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 05-14-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Martinez, Maria

City

Cincinnati

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Tampering with Records)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 10-22-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Ollar, Dean

City

Strongsville

Violations

      • Convictions related to motor vehicles (Receiving Stolen Property, Theft)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Upheld denial 12-17-09

Outcome

Application canceled

 

Pastrana, Sylvia

City

Hamilton

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Tampering with Records)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 10-22-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Phipps, Jr., Daniel L.

City

Loveland

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Sale Without License)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Took no action 05-14-09

Outcome

License valid – can only work for First Dato, LLC

 

Reyes, Mary

City

Cincinnati

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Tampering with Records)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 10-22-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Russell, William H.

City

Cincinnati

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Certificate of Title to Accompany Transfer)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 03-19-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Singh, Rajvinder

City

Middletown

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Tampering with Records)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 10-22-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Used Dealers

Affordable Auto Sales

City

Massillon

Violations

      • Unsatisfied judgments
      • Abandoned location
      • No business sign
      • No posted business hours
      • Telephone disconnected
      • Office has less than 180 square feet of usable area
      • Unattended by owner or licensed salesperson during posted hours
      • Proper records not being maintained
Appealed

Yes

Board Action

Revocation 10-22-09

Outcome

Appeal dismissed License revoked

 

American Auto Sales & Leasing, Inc.

City

Cleveland

Violations

      • No "land line" telephone
      • Closed during posted hours
      • Not maintaining proper records
      • No posted hours
      • Records not available
      • Not separated from another business
      • No business sign
      • Display lot less than 3,500 square feet

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 01-2-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Auto World USA, Inc.

City

Bedford

Violations

      • Felony conviction (Trafficking in Drugs) against the President of the corporation

Appealed

No

Board Action

Took no action 07-9-09

Outcome

License valid

 

Babbit Auto Sales

City

Akron

Violations

      • Unattended during posted business hours
      • No posted business hours
      • No telephone used and identified exclusively for the dealership
      • Records not available for inspection
      • Closed during posted business hours

Appealed

No

Board Action

3-day suspension and continuing until compliance 03-19-09

Outcome

License suspended

 

Chariot Auto Sales

City

Youngstown

Violations

      • Convictions related to motor vehicles (Attempted Motor Vehicle Title Offense, Attempted Fictitious Bill of Sale, and Attempted Sale Without Title) against owner
      • No posted business hours; weeds, debris, and wrecked vehicles in display area
      • Closed during posted hours
      • Telephone disconnected

Appealed

No

Board Action

      • License suspended for 30 days with 15 days suspended
      • Dealership must also become a member of the Title Defect Recision Fund 10-22-09

Outcome

License suspended

 

Dave and Ted's Used Cars

City

Belpre

Violations

      • Convictions related to motor vehicles (Certificate of Title Violation and Prohibitions)
      • Closed during posted business hours
      • No telephone

Appealed

No

Board Action

30-day suspension 01-2-09

Outcome

Suspension served

 

Dib Auto Sales, Inc.

City

Linndale

Violations

      • Convictions related to motor vehicles (Fail to Keep Required Records and Mileage Disclosure Statements) against the President of the Corp.

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 05-14-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Direct Auto Sales

City

Mt. Gilead

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Operation of Sale of Motor Vehicle Without Certificate of Title)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 05-14-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Empire Auto, Inc.

City

Youngstown

Violations

      • Business hours not prominently displayed
      • Unattended during posted business hours
      • No telephone line in service
      • Display lot had debris and wrecked salvage vehicles
      • Proper records not maintained
      • Office was cold, damp and had kerosene fumes from a portable heater
      • The roof was leaking

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 12-17-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Express Auto Sales

City

Swanton

Violations

      • No posted business hours
      • Not maintaining proper records
      • Selling carports at the location
      • Display area had grass and weeds and was not of a hard surface
      • Junk vehicles and parts on the property
      • Office not kept in a neat and orderly fashion

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 03-19-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Forward Motion Motors

City

Pataskala

Violations

      • Unsatisfied judgment related to motor vehicles against President of dealership
      • Dealership no longer operating at licensed location

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 03-19-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Frontera Auto Sales

City

Hamilton

Violations

      • Partner has convictions related to motor vehicles (Falsification)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 01-02-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Gatsby Transportation, Inc.

City

Sandusky

Violations

      • No posted business hours Not physically separated from other businesses
      • Business hours not prominently posted

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 01-02-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

High Class Auto Sales

City

Youngstown

Violations

      • No posted business hours
      • Weeds, debris, wrecked vehicles on display area
      • No telephone in service
      • Closed during posted business hours
      • No telephone line in service
      • Unattended during posted business hours

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 12-17-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Hudson's Auto Sales

City

Findlay

Violations

      • No posted business hours
      • Trash, weeds, debris, vehicle parts, toys, junk and ponding water in display lot
      • No telephone in service
      • No separation from a residence
      • No electricity and heat in office
      • No maintaining mileage disclosures statements
      • Not keeping required records
      • Bills of sale not being completed
      • Falsified renewal application
      • Convictions related to dealing in motor vehicles (Falsification written Agreement to Precede Sale)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 12-17-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Kelaia Auto Sales

City

Youngstown

Violations

      • Closed during posted business hours
      • Junk vehicles, vehicle parts, weeds and holes in the pavement on the display lot
      • Records not available for inspections

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 12-17-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

KG Motors, LLC

City

New Philadelphia

Violations

      • Felony convictions (Burglary, Felonious Assault)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 01-2-09

Outcome

License issued

 

M & M Motors

City

Bryan

Violations

      • Convictions related to motor vehicles (Mileage Disclosure Statement, Contract to Precede Sale, Prohibitions of Dealer, Places of Business) and falsified application

Appealed

No

Board Action

Upheld denial 07-9-09

Outcome

Application canceled

 

Newport Motor Sales, Inc.

City

Youngstown

Violations
      • Unsatisfied civil judgment

Appealed

No

Board Action
      • Gave until February 1, 2009 to satisfy judgment
      • Judgment satisfied

Outcome

License valid

 

Nexcar

City

Columbus

Violations

      • Convicted related to motor vehicles (Dealer Prohibitions)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 03-19-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Phoenix Used Cars

City

Lima

Violations

      • Felony conviction (OVI with 5 Prior Convictions in the Past 20 Years)

Appealed

Yes

Board Action

Revocation 05-14-09

Outcome

Appealed to Allen County Common Pleas Court, Lost appeal, License revoked

 

Quality Motors

City

Lima

Violations

      • Unsatisfied judgment related to motor vehicles
      • Business hours not prominently posted
      • Closed during posted business hours

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 03-19-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

R & H Towing

City

Cleveland

Violations

      • No established place of business
      • Records not properly maintained No posted business hours
      • No telephone line in service
      • Not permanently and physically separated from another business
      • Files not available for inspection
      • Closed during posted business hours

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspension 12-17-09

Outcome

Suspension served

 

Red's Custom Cycle, LLC

City

Washington C. H.

Violations

      • Felony conviction (Domestic Violence) against the owner, falsified application

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 10-22-09

Outcome

License issued

 

R E S Motors, Inc.

City

Akron

Violations

      • Dealership not physically separated from another business,
      • Display lot less than 3,500 square feet
      • Weeds, trash, and debris on display lot
      • Dealership unattended by the President of the corporation or a licensed salesperson during posted hours.
      • Felony conviction (Forgery)
      • Falsified renewal applications

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 05-14-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Saran Auto Sales, Inc.

City

Akron

Violations

      • Sign letters identifying the business less than 6" high
      • Weeds and debris on the display lot
      • Office less than 180 sq. ft. in area
      • Business telephone not identified and used exclusively for the dealership business
      • Not attended by the president of the corporation or a licensed salesperson
      • Felony conviction against president of corporation (Offenses involving Motor Vehicle Titles)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 12-17-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Stevens Auto Sales

City

Sandusky

Violations

      • Dealership not physically separated from another business, office less than 180 square feet

Appealed

No

Board Action

Took no action 07-9-09

Outcome

License valid

 

Superior Motors

City

Conneaut

Violations

      • Dealership closed during posted hours
      • No telephone in service
      • Insufficient physical barrier between dealership and another business
      • Weeds, grass, loose stones, and debris on display lot
      • Proper records not being maintained, location abandoned

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 10-22-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

TNT Auto, Inc.

City

Lockland

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (License Act Restriction) against the President of the corporation

Appealed

Yes

Board Action

Revocation 05-14-09

Outcome

Appealed to Hamilton County Common Pleas Court, Lost appeal, License revoked

 

Todd's Auto Sales

City

Marion

Violations

      • No posted business hours
      • Less than 180 square feet of usable office area
      • Back office being used for storage Unattended during posted business hours
      • Convictions related to motor vehicles (Sell Motor Vehicle Without Deliver Title)

Appealed

No

Board Action

3-day suspension 01-2-09

Outcome

Suspension served

 

Trailiner, Inc.

City

Youngstown

Violations

      • Not attended by the president or a licensed salesperson during posted business hours
      • Wrecked salvage vehicles, junk vehicle parts and trash on the display lot
      • Business hours were not prominently displayed
      • Office was cold, damp and had kerosene fumes from a portable heater, roof was leaking
      • Proper records were not being maintained

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 12-17-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

Vega Trading Inc.

City

Youngstown

Violations

      • Not open and attended by the president or a licensed salesperson during posted business hours
      • Wrecked salvage vehicles, junk vehicle parts, and trash on the display lot
      • Business hours not prominently displayed
      • Office was cold, damp and had kerosene fumes from a portable heater, roof was leaking
      • Properrecords were not being maintained

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 12-17-09

Outcome

License revoked

 

W Car Group Inc dba EZ Pay Auto Sales

City

Springfield

Violations

      • President of corporation had conviction related to dealing in Motor Vehicles (Salesperson to be licensed)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspension, until compliance 12-17-09

Outcome

Suspension served

 

Walt's Body Shop

City

Columbiana

Violations

      • Dealership not used exclusively for dealing in motor vehicles;
      • Dealership not physically separated from a body shop rebuilding salvage motor vehicles for the dealership
      • Telephone not used exclusively for the dealership's business

Appealed

No

Board Action

Compliance within 90 days 10-22-09

Outcome

License valid

 

Will Deal Auto

City

Akron

Violations

      • Closed during posted business hours
      • Not attended by owner or licensed salesperson during posted business hours
      • Telephone not identified for dealership's business

Appealed

Yes

Board Action

Revocation 03-19-09

Outcome

Appeal dismissed; license revoked.

 
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