MINNESOTA CRIMINAL DEFENSE BLOG

Gross Misdemeanor DWI/DUIs in Minnesota: What You Should Know

Whereas Minnesota’s DUI/DWI law formerly stipulated that an individual with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .20 may be charged with and sentenced to a gross misdemeanor, in June 2015, the legislature lowered the BAC threshold for a gross misdemeanor to .16. Of particular interest for those who may be considering drinking and driving is… Read more »

Can a Person Get a DWI on a Hoverboard in Minnesota?

The hoverboard made a big splash as a popular gift item this past holiday season. With more outdoor activities during the Minnesota summer months, these boards have become a common site on the streets and at festivals. With this growing fun comes a new risk as enthusiasts are bound to mix alcohol with their hovering…. Read more »

Do Body Cameras Lead To More Assaults On Police? You May Be Surprised.

In the current age of smart phones and mini cameras that enable almost anyone to record live events in real-time, the use of body cameras on on-duty police officers has come under  scrutiny. Their use by police begs the question, “Do body cameras lead to more assaults on police officers?” Body Cameras The body cameras… Read more »