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Lie to Fellow MN Bus Passengers, Your 2-Week Quarantine Goes to 3 Months
Lie to Fellow MN Bus Passengers, Your 2-Week Quarantine Goes to 3 Months
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You’ve heard the adage, “be careful what you say.” One Vermont man recently learned this lesson the hard way.

 

While riding on public transit, he made the claim to fellow passengers that he was infected with Coronavirus. Well — reasonably enough — they panicked. The claim led to the bus immediately being pulled over and evacuated.

 

Because of this disturbance, the man was arrested and charged with false public alarm and disorderly conduct. This particular charge


Which Sounds Better? Sobering Up at Home or in an MN Cell?
Which Sounds Better? Sobering Up at Home or in an MN Cell?
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Finding yourself in a detox facility isn’t a pleasant experience. You will be held with strangers who are in various mental states and potentially treated like a drunk or substance abuser.

 

The trouble doesn’t stop there either. Depending on your situation, you may be held past the point of your sobering up. You could potentially be held up to 72 hours, leading to time away from family and a potential loss of income.

 

To secure a quick


Is Stealing a Government Vehicle the Same as Any Other Car in MN?
Is Stealing a Government Vehicle the Same as Any Other Car in MN?
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In most places in Minnesota, people need cars to get around. In a large, moderately populated state, cars are a requirement to get to most schools, jobs, and leisure activities.

 

Stealing someone’s car is not just taking an object valued at a certain amount – it’s stealing someone’s source of employment.

 

In one case it was more than just a source of employment — it was their employer’s vehicle. Bloomington police recently shut down I-494 for a


Statements from 2nd Largest Ponzi Scheme in MN Completely Fabricated
Statements from 2nd Largest Ponzi Scheme in MN Completely Fabricated
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Category: Fraud | Ponzi Schemes

 

A 10-year-old crime has finally been resolved in Minnesota. Just after the Great Recession of 2008, there were a lot of people looking to turn their investments back into liquid assets.

 

In particular, a group of investors tried to pull their cash out of a foreign exchange investment program in Minneapolis. Despite the fraudster’s assurance that money could be withdrawn whenever, he never returned any to his investors.

 

They sued him, but the money was gone, and


Got MN Teens at Home Over Spring Break? Here’s Common Mischief We See
Got MN Teens at Home Over Spring Break? Here’s Common Mischief We See
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Spring break is an exciting time for teenagers. Hey, we all need a break from the stresses of life — school, in their case — and enjoy a week of fun, right?

 

The problem is, sometimes spring break isn’t just all fun and games. It is common for teenagers to cross the line into engaging in acts of mischief while school is out, too.

 

Below are some of the most common acts that are seen during this


How Kidnapping Can Aid Charge Stacking in MN
How Kidnapping Can Aid Charge Stacking in MN
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Category: Kidnapping

 

Law enforcement commonly employs a tactic of “charge stacking,” in order to ensure some (or greater) penalties are ultimately placed on an offender.

 

Sometimes prosecutors’ strategy is to at least secure a plea deal, and others’ intent is to garner the maximum sentence the law will allow.

 

Today, we want to look at one crime often used in charge-stacking for indictments ranging from family violence to first-degree murder: kidnapping. Here in Minnesota, it is a charge


MN Sex Offender Attempts Name Change in Protest
MN Sex Offender Attempts Name Change in Protest
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A person’s name is an important part of who they are. Name changes to happen for a lot of reasons – marriages, adoptions, and.. Protests? Well, in the case of one Minnesota man, a protest is exactly what he hoped his name change to be.

 

What’s In a (Sex Offender’s) Name?

 

The Minnesota man who attempted to change his name to “Better Off Dead” is a convicted sex offender. He was convicted for several sex


MINNEAPOLIS & ST. PAUL CRIMINAL DEFENSE & DWI LAW FIRM SERVING

 

With offices in Minneapolis and Stillwater, Minnesota, Keyser Law, P.A. handles cases throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area including:

 

HENNEPIN COUNTY

 

Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Champlin, Chanhassen, Corcoran, Crystal, Dayton, Deephaven, Eden Prairie, Edina, Excelsior, Golden Valley, Greenfield, Greenwood, Hanover, Hopkins, Independence, Long Lake, Loretto, Maple Grove, Maple Plain, Medicine Lake, Medina, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Minnetrista, Mound, New Hope, Orono, Osseo, Plymouth, Richfield, Robbinsdale, Rockford, Rogers, Shorewood, Spring Park, St. Anthony Village, St. Bonifacius, St. Louis Park, Wayzata, Woodland and Hassan Township.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

 

Afton, Bayport, Birchwood Village, Cottage Grove, Dellwood, Forest Lake, Grant, Hugo, Lake Elmo, Lake St. Croix Beach, Lakeland Shores, Lakeland, Landfall, Mahtomedi, Marine on St. Croix, Newport, Oak Park Heights, Oakdale, Pine Springs, Scandia, St. Marys Point, St. Paul Park, Stillwater, Willernie, White Bear Lake, Woodbury, Baytown, Denmark, Grey Cloud Island, May, West Lakeland, Garen and Point Douglas.

RAMSEY COUNTY

Arden Hills, Blaine, Falcon Heights, Gem Lake, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Maplewood, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, North St. Paul, Roseville, Shoreview, St. Anthony, St. Paul, Spring Lake Park, Vadnais Heights, White Bear Lake and White Bear Lake Township.

ANOKA COUNTY

Andover, Anoka, Bethel, Blaine, Centerville, Circle Pines, Columbia Heights, Columbus, Coon Rapids, East Bethel, Fridley, Ham Lake, Hilltop, Lexington, Lino Lakes, Nowthen, Oak Grove, Ramsey and St. Francis.

DAKOTA COUNTY

Apple Valley, Burnsville, Coates, Eagan, Farmington, Hampton, Hastings, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, Miesville, New Trier, Northfield, Randolph, Rosemount, South St. Paul, Sunfish Lake, Vermillion and West St. Paul.

MINNEAPOLIS