Many things have big impacts on individuals who are under suspicion of drunk driving. This includes what specifically police are (and are not) required to do in DWI investigations. What the rules are on this front here in Minnesota are affected by a range of things. This includes what the state’s supreme court decides when questions arise on what specific rights individuals have when they are being investigated for drunk driving.
Recently, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety came out with a list naming 13 counties as the state’s most dangerous for drunk driving. This list was based on DWI accident and citation figures covering 2012 to 2016.
Many things can have big impacts in a DWI case. One is whether the prosecution is arguing that the alleged offense involved any aggravating factors.
When military vets come home from deployment, they often find their service has taken a mental toll. That can mean diagnosable PTSD or simply unregulated emotions that can prompt the vet to strike out or engage in anti-social behavior.