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How to Avoid a Conviction on a Minnesota Theft Offense

If you are charged with a theft offense in Minnesota, your case may be eligible for a diversion program. A diversion is a treatment program available to theft offenders and is an alternative to a conviction. The program requires you to participa...

By | January 24th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on How to Avoid a Conviction on a Minnesota Theft Offense

Mpls. Police Use a Drug Dealer’s Cell Phone Number to Track Him Home

In a recent Minneapolis narcotics investigation,  officers used a cell phone locator tool to track a drug dealer to his residence. A confidential informant provided police officers with information that a suspect known as "Dennis" was dealing larg...

By | January 23rd, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Mpls. Police Use a Drug Dealer’s Cell Phone Number to Track Him Home

When Can You Withdraw a Guilty Plea in MN?

A defendant in a Minnesota criminal case has no absolute right to withdraw a guilty plea. The  Minnesota Rules of Criminal Procedure  allow for the withdrawal of a guilty plea in two different situations. In the first,  a judge may ...

By | January 6th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on When Can You Withdraw a Guilty Plea in MN?

Minnesota Robbery Defense Lawyer

One of the  central issues for the jury to decide in every robbery case  is  the identification of the suspect. The state will need to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant is the person who in fact ...

By | September 21st, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

When Can Police Conduct a Pat Frisk?

Before the police can conduct a pat frisk, there must first be a lawful investigative stop. Police are allowed to temporarily detain a person or stop a car when there is reasonable suspicion that a crime has been or is being committed. The standar...

By | August 30th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When Can Police Conduct a Pat Frisk?

When Can Police Conduct a Pat Frisk?

Before the police can conduct a pat frisk, there must first be a lawful investigative stop. Police are allowed to temporarily detain a person or stop a car when there is reasonable suspicion that a crime has been or is being committed. The standar...

By | August 30th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments