Nobody wants to see their money go to waste, particularly in a tough economy. If you have been arrested for DWI, you may be asking yourself if it worth spending the money to hire an attorney? Even if you committed the offense you are charged with, an attorney can be invaluable in helping you mitigate …Continue reading "I Was Arrested for DWI – Do I Need a Lawyer?"
On Monday, the US Supreme Court decided a case that reinforced the importance of the 4th Amendment to the US Constitution. The Court ruled that the police must have a search warrant to use a GPS tracking device on a vehicle to gather information. In this case, the defendant was suspected of trafficking drugs. The …Continue reading "The Fourth Amendment Wins"
Earlier this month South Dakota law enforcement officials arrested a man for possession of nearly 980 pounds of marijuana. The man has been charged with Felony Possession of Marijuana, Felony Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Sell, and Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The man was driving his vehicle when the police stopped him …Continue reading "Speeding and Possessing a Large Amount of Marijuana"
Earlier last week a woman in a western suburb of Minneapolis, Anna Nyenhuis, briefly attempted to evade police with her young daughter in the vehicle. Ms. Nyenhuis has been charged with Felony Fleeing Police in a Motor Vehicle and Gross-Misdemeanor DWI. The police officer attempted to stop Ms. Nyenhuis when he pulled up behind her …Continue reading "Don’t Flee The Police – It’s a Felony"
Recently, north of Minneapolis, Mr. Steven Johnson was charged with 3rd Degree DWI and 5th Degree Drug Possession in connection with a motor vehicle accident. According to reports, Mr. Johnson had not been drinking, but had been huffing bottles of whipped cream prior to or while driving his vehicle. Mr. Johnson was arrested after the …Continue reading "You Don’t Have to Drink to Get a DWI"