It's a felony offense in Minnesota for a driver to flee or to attempt to flee a police officer who is lawfully discharging his official duties when the driver knows or reasonably should know that he ...
If your criminal defense attorney is able to suppress the use of the blood, breath or urine test results in your Minnesota DWI case, you will have found the key to winning your case. The use of a chemical test result by the prosecution is c...
Any person who willfully attempts to evade or to defeat a tax imposed by law is subject to criminal prosecution. A conviction for tax evasion under federal law is a felony offense and carries a fine of not more than $500,000.00 and ...
Snitching for the police has always been dangerous business. Police are very interested in climbing up the drug dealer food chain. They want to know who you bought your your drugs from and who else you may know that sells drugs. They want the big fish, not the small time dealer. Soon after your arrest, an investigator will come [...]
No, the police are not required to inform a criminal suspect about the existence of an outstanding warrant for his or her arrest. Prosecutors will usually request an arrest warrant when charging out a more serious case like aggravated assault or first degree controlled substance crime where the suspect poses a serious threat to public safety, or in situations where the accused has a [...]
Yes, this is what is called a physical control case. If you were under the influence of alcohol or tested above the legal limit, and were in a position to start the engine and operate the vehicle, you can be charged and convicted of a DWI. It doesn't matter that you never intended to start [...]
When you first find out that a warrant has been issued for your arrest, you become scared and don't know what to do. The police have been coming over to your house or apartment, knocking on the door and asking questions. What steps should you take? The first step is to meet and retain an experienced Minnesota [...]
Question Detail: I was in the passenger seat of my friend's vehicle while he was pulled over for taking an illegal right turn on a red. Police smelled marijuana. My friend said the car was his and anything in it was his. They searched the car and found marijuana, a grinder, and a bowl. Since [...]
If you have been charged with a controlled substance offense and are making your first court appearance, the judge may order as a condition of your release that there be no use or possession of drugs and that you submit to random drug testing. You would be required by probation to submit to random urinalysis to determine if there is a detectable amount of controlled [...]
Police are not required by Minnesota law to leave behind a copy of the affidavit establishing probable cause for the issuance of the search warrant for your home. Police are only required to leave a copy of the search warrant and an inventory of items seized from the residence. A copy of the search warrant affidavit establishing probable cause [...]