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2010 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

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New Vehicle Dealers

None

 

 

 
 

Salespersons

Cockerell, William

City

Ada

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Agreement/Contract sale)
      • Falsified application

Appealed

No

Board Action

Upheld denial 09-9-10

Outcome

Application canceled

 

Lancaster, Jerry

City

Adena

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Bank Fraud)
      • Falsified Application

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 09-16-10

Outcome

License issued – can only work for Albert Motors, Inc.

 

Mears, Mark

City

Dover

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (False Statement on Loan Application to a Federally Financial Institution)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 09-9-10

Outcome

License transferred – can only work for Chuck Nicholson Pontiac GMC Truck, Inc.

 

Mohre, Nick

City

Blakeslee

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Sell Without License)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Upheld denial 12-30-10

Outcome

Application canceled

 

Mohre, Steven

City

Edon

Violations

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

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 06-22-10

Outcome

License issued – can work for Premier Sales only

 

Odle, Ricky

City

Milford

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Attempted Sale Without License)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 12-16-10

Outcome

License revoked

 

Panstingel, Larry

City

Springfield

Violations

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

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 05-27-10

Outcome

License issued

 

Phipps, Jr., Daniel L.

City

Loveland

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Sale Without License)
      • Falsified Application

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 09-9-10

Outcome

License transferred – can only work for American Auto, LLC

 

Renaut, Peter

City

Pickerington

Violations

      • Bad business repute

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 09-9-10

Outcome

License revoked

 

Shell, Gary

City

Broadview Hts.

Violations

      • Convictions related to motor vehicles (Passing Bad Checks, Theft; Aggravated Theft, Fail to Deliver Title)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Upheld denial 12-30-10

Outcome

Application canceled

 

Used Dealers

1 Stop Shop Auto Sales

City

Cincinnati

Violations

      • No posted business hours
      • Junk and junk cars on the display lot
      • Closed during posted business hours
      • No sign identifying the dealership

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 12-16-10

Outcome

License revoked

 

Agape Auto Sales

City

Weathersfield

Violations

      • Unattended by the owner or a licensed salesperson during posted hours
      • No posted business hours
      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Falsification) against owner

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 12-30-10

Outcome

License revoked

 

Best Value Auto Sales

City

Akron

Violations

      • Unsatisfied judgment

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 12-30-10

Outcome

License revoked

 

Bragg's Auto

City

Vienna

Violations

      • Dealership not physically separated from another business and residence
      • Debris, grass, weeds, and vehicles in disrepair on display lot
      • Office had less than 180 square feet of usable area
      • No direct access to the office from the display lot
      • Dealership closed during posted business hours

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation if not in compliance within 60 days
12-16-10

Outcome

Dealership came into compliance.  License valid.

 

Clint's Route 79 Auto Sales, LLC

City

Heath

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Falsification) against owner

Appealed

Yes

Board Action

Upheld denial 06-22-10

Outcome

Appealed to Licking County Common Pleas Court; lost appeal; license revoked.

 

Fast Lane Auto Sales

City

Columbus

Violations

      • Owner has felony conviction (Failure to stop after an accident)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 12-16-10

Outcome

License issued

 

Fischer's Foreign Cars, Inc.

City

Cuyahoga Falls

Violations

      • Location not identifiable as a motor vehicle dealership
      • Dealership not used exclusively for selling/dealing in motor vehicles
      • Dealership not separated from another business
      • Display lot not of a hard surface, not at least 3,500 sq. ft., and had weeds, trash, and debris
      • No office
      • No telephone identified and used exclusively for the dealership's business
      • Proper records not maintained
      • Unattended by the President or a licensed salesperson during posted hours

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 10-18-10

Outcome

License revoked

 

Groveport Motor Car & Leasing, Inc.

City

Groveport

Violations

      • Unsatisfied judgment

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 02-25-10

Outcome

License revoked

 

J & F Auto Sales

City

New Carlisle

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Making more than five casual sales of motor vehicles in a 12-month period) against partner

Appealed

No

Board Action

No action 10-25-10

Outcome

License valid

 

Lake Auto Wholesale

City

Eastlake

Violations

      • Felony convictions (Theft and Possession of Drugs) against the president of the limited liability company

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 02-25-10

Outcome

License issued

 

Mac Auto Sales, LLC

City

Pataskala

Violations

      • Charged excessive documentary fee
      • No posted hours
      • Not physically separated from another business
      • Mud, trash, vegetation, and unsightly conditions on the display area
      • Office not neat and orderly
      • Records not available/incomplete
      • Unattended during posted hours
      • Falsified application
      • No telephone identified and used exclusively for the dealership

Appealed

Yes

Board Action

Revocation 09-9-10

Outcome

Appeal dismissed; license revoked

 

Mission Automotive, LLC

City


Cincinnati

Violations

      • Displaying vehicles away from the licensed location

Appealed

No

Board Action

No action 12-30-10

Outcome

License valid

 

Ohio Auto

City

Cleveland

Violations

      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Falsification) against president
      • Falsified application

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 10-18-10

Outcome

License issued

 

Premier Sales

City

Bryan

Violations

      • Not identifiable as a used motor vehicle dealership
      • Not open and attended during posted business hours
      • Equipment on the display lot
      • No posted business hours
      • Location abandoned

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 12-16-10

Outcome

License revoked

 

Power Equipment Solutions, LLC

City

Vandalia

Violations

      • Felony convictions (Mail Fraud and Aiding and Abetting) against a partner

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 05-27-10

Outcome

License issued

 

Ross Premier Motors, Inc.

City

Mt. Vernon

Violations

      • Dealership not separated by a permanent physical barrier from residences and another business
      • Sign did not read in exact business name

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspension if not in compliance within 90 days
06-22-10

Outcome

Came into compliance
No suspension served

 

Sommer Auto, Inc.

City

Pataskala

Violations

      • Unsatisfied judgment related to motor vehicles
      • Accuracy of odometer readings not recorded on purchase orders
      • Falsified application

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 09-9-10

Outcome

License revoked

 

Speedy Motor Cars, LLC

City

Columbus

Violations

      • No business sign
      • No usable office
      • Weeds, trash and debris on display lot
      • No posted business hours
      • Records not available
      • Not physically separated from other businesses
      • Unattended during posted hours
      • Felony conviction (Passing Bad Checks) against member
      • Conviction related to motor vehicles (Salvage License Violation) against member
      • Falsified renewal applications

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 05-27-10

Outcome

License revoked

 

Warner's World of Cars

City

South Euclid

Violations

      • Not open during posted hours
      • Records not available for inspection
      • Lettering on sign identifying the dealership less than six inches high
      • Dealership not physically separated from another business
      • No telephone identified and used exclusively for the dealership's business Incomplete records

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 12-30-10

Outcome

License revoked

 

Westside Auto Sales

City

Youngstown

Violations

      • Closed during posted business hours
      • Not physically separated from another business and residence
      • Not identifiable as a motor vehicle dealership
      • Weeds, grass, debris, junk, vehicle parts, and tires on display lot
      • Office not kept in a neat and orderly fashion
      • No telephone in service

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 05-27-10

Outcome

License revoked

 
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