Exactly one year ago I was in my best friend's wedding, and on my way home I was pulled over for a broken taillight. Here is what happened when the officer pulled me over and smelled alcohol in the car.
The United States Supreme Court has upheld a Minnesota state law that makes it a crime for drivers to refuse a breath test. However, the Justices rules today (Thursday) that police will need to get a search warrant before they take a blood test.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety released its yearly list of Minnesota's 'Top 25 Most Dangerous Drunk Driving Counties.' It's made up of the last three years of statistics of DWI related deaths and alcohol-related crashes that cause serious injury. Hint: Stay away from Hennepin County (aka Minneapolis).
A Sartell woman was arrested on suspicion of driving while drunk, on her way to pick up her sister arrested earlier for the same offense. The incident happened just before 2:00 a.m. yesterday (Sunday) along River Avenue South.
I had the opportunity to chat with Sergeant Jesse Grabow of the Minnesota Highway Patrol yesterday, and he said there were more than 500 DWI arrests in Minnesota over the Thanksgiving weekend. WHAT? 500+? Not to get all preachy, but what the hell is wrong with us?