Category Archives: Carjacking

Crackdown on MN Carjackings and Other Violent Crimes
Crackdown on MN Carjackings and Other Violent Crimes
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Category: Carjacking

In Minnesota, the U.S. Attorney’s Office has identified carjacking as an issue that they want to focus in the category of violent crimes, along with shootings, which seem to be plaguing Minnesota streets.


According to the office, the numbers of carjackings that have taken place so far in Minnesota in 2022 are unacceptable, leading to an erosion of safety in the community as a whole.


Many people don’t realize that carjacking is a federal crime. When you engage

75 Percent of Twin Cities Carjackings Committed by Juveniles
75 Percent of Twin Cities Carjackings Committed by Juveniles
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Carjacking isn’t something anyone ever wants to experience, but it’s not an uncommon occurrence. What is surprising, however, is not only how many carjackings are taking place in our area but also who is committing these crimes!


In the Twin Cities, carjackings have increased over last year by a staggering 537 percent, and three-quarters of those crimes were perpetrated by our cities’ juveniles.


This is a grave concern for two reasons. One, carjacking is dangerous for

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

How Auto Theft Charges Work in Minnesota
How Auto Theft Charges Work in Minnesota
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If you live in Minneapolis, you’ve probably heard about the recent rise in auto thefts. From March 1 to April 22, over three dozen cars were reported as stolen.


Older Hondas have been targeted in particular, and police in Robbinsdale are clearly on alert, having recently arrested a man who was suspected to be in a stolen car. No charges have been pressed against him, but the case is not closed yet.


Once someone has been found



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




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