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2012 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: September 6, 2013

Leasing Dealers

None

 

 

 

New Vehicle Dealers

Brown Imports Co.

City

Toledo

Violations

Corp. convicted of Motor Vehicle Show (off-site display)

Appealed

No

Board Action

No action 12-4-12

Outcome

License valid

 

Salespersons

Joshua Adams

City

Springboro

Violation

Convictions related to motor vehicles
(Motor Vehicle Shows)

Appealed

Yes

Board Action

90-day suspension 3-22-12

Outcome

Appealed to Clinton County Common Pleas Court, dismissed.

Suspension served; license valid

 

Larry Burns

City

Columbus

Violation

Convicted 9-27-11 of Selling Motor Vehicle Without Title

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspended for 10 days 12-4-12

Outcome

License suspended

Suspension served; License valid

 

Carlton Jones

City

Columbus

Violation

Conviction related to motor vehicles (Falsification)

Appealed

Yes

Board Action

Revocation 3-22-12

Outcome

Appeal dismissed; license revoked

 

Richard Sdono

City

Akron

Violation

Conviction related to motor vehicles (Offenses Involving Motor Vehicle Titles)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Reversed denial 5-29-12

Outcome

License issued to work at Ganley Akron, Inc. only

 

Michael Steele

City

Cleveland

Violation

Convictions related to motor vehicles (Concealing Stolen Motor Vehicle, Receiving Stolen Property, Criminal Mischief, Receiving Stolen Property (Motor Vehicle), Attempted Receiving Stolen Property, Robbery, Odometer Tampering, Possession of Criminal Tools, Concealing Identity of Motor Vehicle)

Appealed

No

Board Action

Upheld denial 5-29-12

Outcome

Application cancelled

 

Used Dealers

A&A Auto

City

Cleveland

Violation

Unsatisfied judgment related to motor vehicles

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 12-4-12

 

Outcome

License revoked

 

AM/PM Truck Sales

City

Medina

Violation

  • No one there during posted hours
  • Grass and weeds on display lot
  • License not posted
  • Proper records not maintained

Appealed

No

Board Action

No action 11-29-12

 

Outcome

License valid

 

Autos on Demand

City

Reynoldsburg

Violation

  • Debris on display lot
  • No sign identifying the business
  • No posted hours
  • Late for posted hours
  • No telephone in service identified and used for the business
  • Lettering on the sign identifying the business was not at least six inches high
  • Business sign did not read exactly in the name in which the application was filed
  • Dealership license was not posted
  • No records available for inspection
  • Proper records were not being maintained
  • Not attended by the member of the limited liability company or a licensed salesperson during posted business hours

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 5-24-12

 

Outcome

License revoked

 

Breeze Auto Sales, Inc.

City

Youngstown

Violations

  • Not separated from a residence
  • No posted business hours
  • No telephone identified and used exclusively for the dealership's business
  • No sign in the exact name in which the application was filed
  • Not attended during posted business hours
  • All sign lettering not at least six inches high

Appealed

No

Board Action

No action 3-22-12

Outcome

License valid

 

Chariot Auto Sales

City

Youngstown

Violations

  • Not separated from another business
  • Weeds and debris in the display area
  • Office lacked heating sufficient for a retail office environment
  • Office not neat and orderly
  • Records missing odometer statements
  • Proper records not being maintained
  • Unattended during posted business hours

Appealed

No

Board Action

3-day suspension 3-22-12

Outcome

Suspension served;
License valid

 

Countryside Auto

City

Andover

Violation

  • No office
  • License not posted
  • Holes with water, pile of gravel, muddy conditions and weeds on display lot
  • Not identifiable as a dealership
  • Sign not prominently displayed
  • No telephone identified and used exclusively for the dealership's business
  • Proper records not maintained
  • Records missing odometer statements
  • Unattended during posted business hours

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspension for at least 30 days and until in compliance. 3-22-12

Outcome

Suspended

Suspension served; License valid

 

Dad's Car Lot, Inc.

City

Columbus

Violations

Presidents have felony convictions (Willfully Subscribing to a Federal Income Tax Return Containing False Information, Passing Bad Checks)

Appealed

No

Board Action

No action. 5-24-12

Outcome

License valid

 

Downtown Yellow Cab, Inc.

City

Cincinnati

Violation

  • Unattended during posted business hours
  • Junk vehicles and debris on the display lot
  • Not identifiable as a dealership
  • No posted business hours
  • Office lacked a filing cabinet, three chairs, and heating sufficient for a retail office environment
  • No telephone identified and used exclusively for the dealership's business
  • Proper records not maintained or available for inspection
  • No business sign in the name in which the application was filed

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 3-22-12

Outcome

License revoked

 

Dynamic Used Cars

City

Youngstown

Violations

  • Weeds and non-functional vehicle on the display lot
  • Unattended during posted business hours
  • No office of at least 180 sq. ft. of usable area
  • Office lacked heating sufficient for a retail office environment

Appealed

No

Board Action

No action 3-22-12

Outcome

License valid

 

Enterprise Truck Sales

City

Findlay

Violations

  • Not identifiable as a dealership
  • Not accessible from a public roadway
  • No display lot with a hard surface of at least 3500 sq. ft.
  • Dealership not used exclusively for selling motor vehicles
  • Not separated from another business
  • Weeds, dirt and equipment on display lot
  • No posted business hours
  • No sign identifying the business

Appealed

No

Board Action

Board accepted surrender of license
3-22-12

Outcome

License canceled

 

G & M 5 Point Auto Sales, LLC

City

Coshocton

Violations

Member has felony conviction

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 3-22-12

Outcome

License revoked

 

Harrison Motors

City

Cincinnati

Violations

  • Unattended during posted hours
  • Vegetation and debris on display lot
  • Customers' vehicles on display lot
  • Repair facility at location
  • Records not maintained

Appealed

No

Board Action

No action 11-29-12

Outcome

License valid

 

I K Auto Sales

City

Cincinnati

Violations

  • No sign identifying the dealership
  • No working telephone
  • Closed during posted business hours
  • Trash, debris and junk cars on display lot
  • Not identifiable as a dealership
  • Proper records not maintained

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspension for at least 60 days and until in compliance 3-22-12

Outcome

License suspended

Suspension served; License valid

 

Joe's Auto Sales

City

Rocky River

Violations

  • No working phone
  • Display lot has weeds

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspended until in compliance 1-17-13

Outcome

Suspended

Suspension served;
License valid

 

Johnson's Car Sales, LLC

City

Struthers

Violations

  • No separation from another business
  • Display lot in need of repair
  • Office is less than 180 square feet
  • Wall permit not posted
  • Not maintaining proper records
  • Phone not identified for dealership
  • Unattended during posted hours

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspended for 30 days or until in compliance
12-4-12

Outcome

License suspended

Suspension served;
License valid

 

Jus Jay's Auto Sales

City

Cleveland

Violations

Owner has felony conviction
(Possession of Drugs)

Appealed

No

Board Action

License issued 3-22-12

Outcome

Reversed denial

 

Ohio Auto Center LLC

City

Columbus

Violations

Convicted 3-27-12 of Attempted Tampering with Evidence

Appealed

Yes

Board Action

Revocation 1-29-13

Outcome

License valid

Appealed to Franklin County Common Pleas Court, Dismissed

License cancelled

 

P V Used Cars Lot II

City

Andover

Violations

  • No office
  • License not posted
  • Holes with water, pile of gravel, muddy conditions and weeds on display lot
  • Not identifiable as a dealership
  • Sign not prominently displayed
  • No telephone identified and used exclusively for the dealership's business
  • Records not available for inspection
  • Unattended during posted business hours

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspension for at least 30 days and until in compliance 3-22-12

Outcome

License suspended

Suspension served;License valid

 

Sheldon Automotive

City

Dayton

Violations

  • Not open during posted hours
  • Grass and weeds on display lot

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 12-4-12

Outcome

License revoked

 

Prestige Motorsport

City

Wilmington

Violations

  • Member has motor vehicle related convictions (Complicity and Motor Vehicle Shows; Display at Other Than Licensed Location)
  • No posted business hours

Appealed

Yes

Board Action

Revocation 3-22-12

Outcome

Appealed to Clinton County Common Pleas Court, dismissed

License revoked
9-12-12

 

Town Center Automotive

City

Kent

Violation

Unsatisfied judgment related to motor vehicles

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 3-22-12

Outcome

License revoked

 

Trabue Motors, LLC

City

Columbus

Violations

  • No separation from an auto repair garage
  • Trash, weeds and auto parts on display lot
  • Phone not used exclusively for dealership
  • Incomplete records
  • No odometer statements
  • Unattended

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspended 30 days until the dealership is in compliance; if not in compliance within 30 days must transfer primary location to secondary location.
12-4-12

Outcome

License transferred

License valid

 

Westside Auto Sales

City

Cincinnati

Violations

  • Office cluttered
  • Unattended during posted business hours
  • Not separated from another business
  • Records not available
  • Not identifiable as a dealership

Appealed

No

Board Action

Revocation 1-29-13

Outcome

License revoked

 

Zip Auto Sales, LLC

City

Dayton

Violation

  • Appeared abandoned
  • No sign identifying the business in the name in which the application was filed
  • Not open during posted business hours
  • No longer operating at the licensed address
  • Location was not identifiable as a motor vehicle dealership
  • No separation from another business
  • No office
  • No sign identifying the business in the name in which the application was filed
  • No posted business hours
  • Some of the lettering on the sign identifying the business was less than six inches high

Appealed

No

Board Action

Suspension for at least 30 days or until in compliance.
5-29-12

Outcome

License suspended

Suspension served; license valid

 
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