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Minnesota Robbery Charges: What You Can Do to Beat Them
Minnesota Robbery Charges: What You Can Do to Beat Them
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A robbery charge in Minnesota is serious business. Even defendants who are convicted on simple robbery charges may be sentenced to up to 10 years behind bars and receive a fine of up to $20,000.

 

That’s why, if you have been charged with robbery, it is important to start building your defense strategy right away. It is possible to beat a Minnesota robbery charge, but you will need to take the time to learn Minnesota’s laws and reach out


Rash of Robberies Across Minnesota: What Penalties Do Suspects Face?
Rash of Robberies Across Minnesota: What Penalties Do Suspects Face?
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A recent rash of Minnesota robberies could result in various charges and penalties for the alleged offenders. In this post, we’ll look at these recent incidents, then discuss Minnesota charges and penalties for robbery.

 

Recent Robbery Cases in Minnesota

 

On Feb. 15, three people were robbed in St. Cloud at gunpoint. One woman and two men were robbed by two male suspects. One suspect displayed a handgun. As part of the incident, an assault occurred that


Simple vs. Aggravated Robbery in Minnesota
Simple vs. Aggravated Robbery in Minnesota
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When you hear the word “robbery,” what do you think of? Ski masks? Bank robbers? Outlaws? The portrayals of robbers and robberies may look dramatic on television and in movies, but the real stories of robberies aren’t so glamorous.

 

Take the story of Minnesota representative Dennis Smith. A few weeks ago, he was walking around Grand Avenue in St. Paul after signing a bill into law that he co-authored. As he headed toward his car, a man approached,


What Does Minnesota Consider “Aggravated” Robbery?
What Does Minnesota Consider “Aggravated” Robbery?
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If you have been arrested, you know that the charges aren’t always cut and dry.

 

For example, let’s look at robbery. Robbery is the act of taking property from another person by using force or threats of force. Seems simple enough, but there are three forms of robbery you could be charged with.

 

All of these charges are felony charges. And in Minnesota, each individual felony charge has its own sentencing guidelines. So simple robbery, aggravated robbery


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