A man was recently charged with Indecent Exposure in the twin cities metro area. The man is accused of unzipping his pants on a public street and exposing his genitalia to a woman after leaving a bar. The man and woman met at a bar, following their time at the bar, the man said he …Continue reading "Guess What? – It’s a Crime to Expose Yourself in Public"
A man north of Minneapolis recently pled guilty to providing a false name to a police officer, a Gross Misdemeanor, and fleeing on foot, a misdemeanor. The man was under 21 years of age and attempting to use another person’s identification to enter a bar. A police officer who was working door noted inconsistencies between …Continue reading "Don’t Provide a Cop a False Name And Then Try to Get Away – It’s a Crime!"
Eastern metro counties increased the number of felony prosecutions involving prescription drugs. Dakota County alone saw an almost 40% increase in felony prosecutions involving prescription drugs. As a result, Dakota and other counties are starting to pay more attention to prescription drug abuse. Hennepin, Ramsey, Dakota, and Washington counties have all adopted programs dedicated to …Continue reading "Large Increase In Felony Prosecution For Crimes Involving Prescription Drugs"
A Wisconsin Appeals Court ruled that drunken driving laws apply even to people driving on a frozen lake. Todd Anderson was arrested and charged with drunk driving after he was found to have a blood alcohol content of 0.365 while driving an SUV on a frozen lake in January of 2011. According to state statute, …Continue reading "Court Considers Challenge to Drunken Driving on Frozen Lake"
Earlier this week a man from the Minneapolis / Saint Paul area was sentenced for more than 33 months in prison and a fine of $1,000 for DWI and drug possession. The man pled guilty to DWI and Second Degree Drug Possession. The man was pulled over for failing to turn off his high-beam headlights …Continue reading "DWIs – They Don’t Just Mean Drinking & Driving"