Monthly Archives: March 2012

Don’t Provide a Cop a False Name And Then Try to Get Away – It’s a Crime!

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 …

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Large Increase In Felony Prosecution For Crimes Involving Prescription Drugs

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 …

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