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Did You Know There Are Drug Crimes in MN That Don’t Involve Drugs?
Did You Know There Are Drug Crimes in MN That Don’t Involve Drugs?
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Crimes have a way of catching up to you, as one Minnesota woman recently found out.

A woman was arrested in Wisconsin for, among other things, drug paraphernalia charges.

When police arrested her, they also discovered that she was wanted in Minnesota for murder charges related to the death of her 1-year-old daughter.

 

While not every drug paraphernalia suspect will face murder charges, this case does show one very important thing: even charges for a crime that you


California Meth Seized by Minnesota Law Enforcement
California Meth Seized by Minnesota Law Enforcement
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Minnesota, like many states, takes drug trafficking incredibly seriously – and the law reflects that.

 

In fact, a few years ago Minnesota made some changes to existing laws regarding controlled substances. Now, those found guilty of trafficking controlled substances face severe penalties.

 

Three accused people are about to experience the harshness of Minnesota drug trafficking laws.

 

After a six-month investigation, Minnesota law enforcement made three arrests in connection with methamphetamine trafficking that stretched all the way


Drug Offenses: Your Guide to Minnesota Presumptive Sentencing
Drug Offenses: Your Guide to Minnesota Presumptive Sentencing
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Category: Drug Crimes

In Minnesota, as well as the rest of the United States, sentencing guidelines for those convicted of crimes are based on a belief that more serious crimes should be punished more harshly. Also, repeat offenders should face more serious consequences.

 

Presumptive sentences are based on the severity of the crime perpetrated and the offender’s record. Of course, this is a simplified explanation — especially in Minnesota.

 

Minnesota has enacted new drug sentencing laws. They changed the game


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


Face Minnesota Drug Charges in Treatment Court If You Suffer Addiction
Face Minnesota Drug Charges in Treatment Court If You Suffer Addiction
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Anybody can become addicted to drugs, whether it’s opioids, meth, or heroin, and as we all well know, any kind of drug or alcohol addiction can impact your judgment. The real problem arises when these issues result in criminal behavior and unwise decisions.

 

If you find yourself in such a situation, you might be able to pay your penance and turn your life around without serving years in jail.

 

In Minnesota, you might have the option to


You Failed a Minnesota Drug Screening – Will You Be Charged?
You Failed a Minnesota Drug Screening – Will You Be Charged?
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It’s possible to come up positive for various illicit substances during a drug screening even if you haven’t committed a drug crime.

 

If you’ve taken a drug test recently and failed, or if you’re worried about failing one in the future, you may face a variety of consequences. The good thing is that the consequences of failing a drug test are usually clearly defined.

 

This is because, according to Minnesota law, employers are required to post their


Yes, There Are Mandatory Minimums for Minnesota Drug Crimes
Yes, There Are Mandatory Minimums for Minnesota Drug Crimes
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There are many policies from “The War on Drugs” that continue to affect Americans today.

The “three strikes law,” civil forfeiture, and the denial of government benefits to people who commit drug crimes are a few of them.

 

They all have a significant negative impact on sentences and how selling some dope can affect a person’s life. One of the most prominent of these outdated policies is mandatory minimums.

 

Mandatory minimums affect drug crime sentencing today, both


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.

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