Monthly Archives: November 2013

Man Accused Of Striking MnDOT Worker While Driving Drunk

A 24-year-old man is facing substantial criminal charges after he allegedly struck and injured a Minnesota Department of Transportation worker in Minneapolis earlier this month. Authorities have said they believe the man was drunk at the time of the accident. According to CBS Minnesota, the 61-year-old MnDOT worker was clearing a mattress off Interstate 94 …

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Father Of Deceased 8-Month-Old Sentenced To Tell Drunk-Driving Story 100 Times

The Twin Cities father of an eight-month-old girl who died when the family’s vehicle crashed through the ice of Lake Minnetonka last winter was recently sentenced for his role in connection with her death. The 47-year-old man was drunk the night he drove his family home from Lord Fletchers restaurant and decided to cut across …

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Recent Sentencing of Former Minneapolis Police Officer

A former Minneapolis police officer was recently sentenced to one year in a work release program for soliciting underage girls. Bradley Schnickel, 33, pled guilty to two counts of soliciting children to engage in sex, and will now spend time in the Hennepin County Adult Corrections Facility, while also undergoing therapy for his sex addiction. …

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Minnesota Officers Increased DWI-Detection Efforts Over Halloween

So far in 2013, Minnesota has seen about 300 traffic-related deaths, according to the Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety. By the end of the year, the department estimates that about 400 or so people will have died in car crashes, which is on par with the 395 who were killed in such …

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