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Have Questions About Police and Excessive Force? We Have Answers
Have Questions About Police and Excessive Force? We Have Answers
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Police officers are bound to uphold the law as well as protect the rights of law-abiding citizens. However, if you’ve seen police responding to peaceful protests over the last few weeks, you could be forgiven for having no idea that that is what they are duty-bound to do.

 

According to Insider, police have been firing rubber bullets, tear gas, and other non-lethal projectiles at peaceful protestors — as well as journalists. Especially in conjunction with protests related


Six Times There’s No Question You Need a Minnesota Defense Attorney
Six Times There’s No Question You Need a Minnesota Defense Attorney
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There are six primary categories of felonies in the state of Minnesota and the last thing you want is to find yourself being charged with one.

 

However, every year hundreds are brought up on felony charges for dozens of different reasons. Most of these people probably did not plan on facing felony charges and were likely unprepared.

 

You don’t want to be brought up on felony charges without an attorney. But, understanding where an attorney can come


Alcohol with Your Take-Out in MN Now? One Less Reason to Drive Drunk
Alcohol with Your Take-Out in MN Now? One Less Reason to Drive Drunk
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Category: DWI/DUI

 

There have been a lot of changes to the ways things are done due to COVID-19. Some things are more restrictive while others are less – including to-go beer and wine with your Minnesota takeout orders.

 

The Star Tribune reported in April that laws have been temporarily relaxed in order to let people buy beer and wine to go with takeout orders from restaurants. While this change is certainly convenient, it also is one less excuse for you


Amid Pandemic Arrest Reduction, When Is MN Retail Theft a Priority?
Amid Pandemic Arrest Reduction, When Is MN Retail Theft a Priority?
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When it comes to arrests for non-violent and low-level crimes, law enforcement agencies in Minnesota have shifted their focus. For instance, the Star Tribune reports Twin Cities law enforcement is looking to tackle crimes that pose a clear threat to society right now.

 

All of this, an effort to curtail court proceedings and reduce jail populations in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. So does this mean that non-violent offenders are off the hook?

Afraid not!

 


Pandemic-Related Hate Crimes Will Land You Enhanced Sentencing in MN
Pandemic-Related Hate Crimes Will Land You Enhanced Sentencing in MN
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Category: Hate Crimes

 

Reports are coming from cities throughout the country that Asians and Asian Americans being targeted for harassment and assault related to COVID-19.

 

These crimes appear to carry a racial element of bias some people believe stems from the President’s describing the virus at one point as the “Chinese virus.”

 

In response to the uptick in hate crimes, Minnesota law enforcement is committed to curbing crimes committed with this bias, and to prosecute offenders to the full extent


Did MN Police Decide Your Leaving the House Was Non-Essential?
Did MN Police Decide Your Leaving the House Was Non-Essential?
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Who would’ve guessed that getting together with a few friends to play cards could result in being charged with a misdemeanor? In Minnesota, that’s exactly what can happen if you are found in violation of the state’s stay-at-home order.

 

Other cases have made headlines too. From driving while intoxicated to simply driving with an expired license, some Minnesotans are adding charges to other violations simply by leaving their house for purposes deemed “non-essential.”

 

Now that the stay-at-home


How a Stay-at-Home-Violation Could Lead to a Minnesota Drug Crime Charge
How a Stay-at-Home-Violation Could Lead to a Minnesota Drug Crime Charge
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With a stay-at-home order firmly in place in Minnesota through a governor’s order, Minnesotans are expected to stay at home.

 

These days, going out for a drive in your car can lead to more than you bargained for – as one Minnesota couple now charged with felony drug crimes for possession of methamphetamines has found out.

 

Ignoring the parameters of this order can land you in hot water with police, who can pull you over and search your


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