Super Bowl Sunday is a beloved American holiday, often celebrated with good food, drinks, and most importantly, football! It’s a day when football fans everywhere gather to watch the game and sometimes get a little rowdy. Statistics show that there may be an uptick in crime on Super Bowl Sunday. In preparation for hosting this year’s celebration, and the potential...
Have you ever wondered about the rules for stopping when encountering a school bus? If so, you’re not alone. Familiarizing yourself with the proper protocols mandated by Minnesota law is essential to ensure the safety of children on school buses and to avoid the potential criminal consequences of failing to stop when legally required to do so. According to Minnesota...
Now that marijuana has been legalized in Minnesota, it’s important to remember the laws surrounding its possession, use, and transportation. While it is now legal to transport certain amounts of marijuana in your vehicle, the law restricts where you can store it. The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled the odor of marijuana is not enough for an officer to search...
The 2023 Barbie movie was a blockbuster hit with powerful messages of self-discovery following an existential crisis as well as handy tips for fighting the patriarchy. The movie also features an iconic scene of Barbie and Ken getting arrested after Barbie instinctively punches a beachgoer in the face after he groped her backside. It got us thinking, would Barbie be...
DWIs can have serious consequences, including the revocation of your driver’s license. How long the revocation lasts depends on the circumstances of the case and the charges. For example, an individual facing their first DWI whose blood alcohol content (BAC) tested under 0.16 face a 90-day license revocation while a person whose BAC was over 0.16 or individuals who have...
What If I’m Arrested for a DWI the Day Before Thanksgiving? The Day Before Thanksgiving is considered one of the heaviest drinking days of the year which means DWI patrol will likely be significant. Whether you are drinking with your family or with old friends, the day before Thanksgiving is one of the worst days to get arrested for a...
Today the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that the odor of marijuana in a motor vehicle by itself, does not allow police to search the vehicle. In State v. Torgeson,Mr. Torgeson was stopped by the police for having improper lighting on his vehicle. When the police spoke with Mr. Torgeson they detected the odor of burnt marijuana. Mr. Torgeson and his...
Anoka Food Truck Festival There is no better way to discover food than stopping by your local food truck for lunch. The City of Anoka takes this very seriously and for the 6th year in a row will be welcoming the 2023 Anoka Food Truck Festival on August 19th from 11 AM to 9 PM, hosted by the Minnesota Food...
Tuesday night community members in Hennepin County came together to voice concerns around the continuing issues of juvenile crime in the twin cities. This listening session is one of a series of such meetings as twin cities communities are grappling with the issues of increased juvenile offenses. Law Enforcement is targeting juvenile crime through Operation Safe Summer, with emphasis on...
We all have that one friend who talks about the bottle rocket fights they used to have in the woods when they were kids. As much fun as that might sound don’t light your punks and run for the trees just yet. Any substances or combination of substances that produces a visible or an audible effect by combustion, explosion, deflagration,...
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