All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Minnesota DWI Defense Attorney’

Third-Degree DWI Case Dismissed: 05/18/2012

Date: 5/18/2012 Location: Hennepin County District Court Charge(s): Third-Degree (Gross Misdemeanor) DWI (Minn. Stat. Sec. 169A.20.1(1)) Result: The Court held the state trooper made an illegal/unconstitutional traffic stop and granted an order suppressing evidence and dismissing the case based on lack of probable cause. Result Explanation:  Attorney Thomas A. Wilson researched, drafted and submitted a pretrial motion to suppress evidence, and upon the event of …

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Minnesota DWI Basics: The Minnesota Implied Consent Law & Test Refusal Crime

The Minnesota Implied Consent Law The Minnesota Implied Consent Law requires that anyone who “drives, operates, or is in physical control” of a motor vehicle in Minnesota consents to be  subject to Minnesota DWI Law and the Implied Consent Law.  The Implied Consent Law further requires a person to submit to a chemical test of their blood, breath, or urine …

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DWI Traffic Stops in Minnesota: Legal vs. Illegal Police Conduct

DWI arrests in Minnesota frequently begin with a  traffic stop made by a police officer or state patrol trooper.  After the stop there is generally a sequence of actions taken by the officer if they suspect the driver has violated Minnesota DWI law. There are of course, legal and illegal (constitutional and unconstitutional) ways of both initiating a traffic stop and …

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