Last week, a Minnesota woman with 2 prior DWI convictions was stopped for driving without her headlights on just south of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The officer noticed a strong odor of alcohol. The woman allegedly performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was administered a Preliminary Breath Test (PBT) that registered a 0.21 Blood Alcohol Content …Continue reading "Arrested for Driving While Under the Influence (DWI) and Charged with DWI Test Refusal"
Minneapolis man was recently convicted of possessing a handgun. The defendant had previously been convicted of multiple felonies, including a crime of violence. As such, he no longer had the right to own and/or possess a firearm. The defendant was sentenced to 15 years in prison for possessing the handgun. In Minnesota, any person who …Continue reading "Possession of Firearms"
Recently, a man was charged and found guilty in a county near Minneapolis, Minnesota of 2 felony counts of Criminal Vehicular Homicide and Injury, along with felony DWI. The felony counts resulted from a motor vehicle accident that would otherwise have been an average Driving While Impaired/Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI) incident. …Continue reading "Alcohol Plus Accident with Injuries/Death Can Equal Major Felony"
A Salvation Army bell ringer’s backpack was stolen recently while the woman was collecting donations in downtown St. Paul. The contents of the woman’s backpack had an approximate value of $2,500. The St. Paul police have not made any arrests in the case. Under Minnesota Statute section 609.52, a person commits theft when they intentionally …Continue reading "Stealing a Backpack can Become a Felony"