Posts Categorized into Topic: DWI / DUI

How Can A Person Arrested For DWI Receive Multiple DWI Charges?

By Kirk Anderson on July 19, 2016

When consulting with DWI clients, one of the most common questions is, “How is it possible that I can receive multiple DWI charges?” In the state of Minnesota, because of how the law reads, there are two main ways that you can incur a DWI charge. Prosecutors, in pursuit of a conviction, will often charge… Read more »

Drunk and Sleeping in Your Car Can Earn You a DWI

By Kirk Anderson on June 20, 2016

Did you know that sleeping drunk in a car can get you a DWI? In the state of Minnesota, you most certainly can be found guilty of a DWI charge. Most people would think they are playing it safe and being smart. You’re at a bar, you had too much to drink and no one… Read more »

DWI on a Bicycle in Minnesota?

By Kirk Anderson on June 8, 2016

Minnesota has a large number of cyclists on its roadways at any given time. University and college students account for a good portion of those riders. Anyone regularly operating a bicycle in the state should be aware of the safety and operation laws to avoid being ticketed. Can I Get a DWI on a Bicycle… Read more »

Minneapolis Drunk Driver Kills Motorcyclist in Crash

By Kirk Anderson on January 28, 2016

A St. Paul woman was driving drunk when she cut off a motorcycle, causing a fatal collision that killed the rider. The woman, a Twin Cities resident, has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide in connection with the crash that occurred in November near the University of Minnesota. Her blood alcohol content (BAC) was measured… Read more »

Minnesota Appeals Court Says DWI Urine Test Needed Warrant

By Kirk Anderson on January 10, 2016

The Minnesota Court of Appeals threw out the conviction of a Minnesota man who refused to take a urine test after stopped for suspicion of driving under the influence. The court ruled that the police needed a warrant if they wanted a sample of the man’s urine to prove drunk driving. The arrest took place… Read more »

DWI Arrest Numbers not Changing in Some Twin Cities Communities

By Kirk Anderson on August 31, 2015

In communities like Eden Prairie, Bloomington and Edina, the number of DWIs every week seem to be about the same. There isn’t really an increase, but there isn’t a decrease either. The number stays in the same range at all times. This is something that has law enforcement concerned because they aren’t seeing the improvement… Read more »

DWI Enforcement Getting More Aggressive in Minneapolis

By Kirk Anderson on August 11, 2015

Everyone knows that drinking and driving don’t mix, as it only takes a single drink for a person to put themselves and everyone on the road at risk. However, a single drink doesn’t take a person over the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08. Nonetheless, DWI enforcement is now going to become even more… Read more »

Minnesota Implements Tougher Penalties for Mid-Level DWIs

By Kirk Anderson on July 15, 2015

As most people know, Minnesota takes DWIs very seriously. A DWI offense can result in serious legal and financial penalties and it is not an expungeable offense. Starting in August 2015, the penalties for drunk driving are going to get more serious and thousands of drivers are going to be affected. The Legislature had already… Read more »