Monthly Archives: April 2014

MNsure Interim CEO Accused of DWI in Minneapolis

MNsure, Minnesota’s agency for state-provided health insurance, has been in the news a lot lately thanks to website glitches and concerning enrollment numbers. Recently, though, it was on the front page of the Minneapolis Star Tribune for a different reason — its interim CEO, Scott Leitz, was arrested in Minneapolis on suspicion of DWI. Leitz …

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Appeals Court Reaches Puzzling Decision In Breath-Test Refusal Case

In March, the Minnesota Court of Appeals handed down a decision that some criminal law experts found unusual. The court found that a defendant can be charged with refusing to submit to a breath test if the arresting officer thinks there is enough evidence for a warrant — even if a warrant is never obtained. …

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State Patrol Active During St. Patrick’s Day Holiday Weekend

This year, the Minnesota State Patrol widely publicized its plans to pursue impaired drivers during the long St. Patrick’s Day weekend. It asserted that extra officers would be out on patrol. Now, the Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety has tallied the results, and they are substantial. A total of 495 motorists were …

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