I was pulled over on a highly bs traffic stop. So much so that my case is being dropped. The reason I was pulled over was because I was from oregon in idaho late at night. I've had several people comment on the fact that they were disappointed that they didn't find more Marijuana because... Read more »
The question, the ONLY question is . . . did the officer have a "reasonable suspicion" that the driver of the car (son) had done something that the officer could give him a citation for? If the answer to that question is "yeah, the cop said my son was speeding but he never even gave...Read more »
My experience in dealing with prosecution offices is that the first Discovery Responses they send out are akin to a sawed off shotgun approach, they're going to list every, single human being who they talked to or originally thought they might want to talk to. It's kind of like a...Read more »
I was served with a search warrant for a stolen laptop which I had bought from this person not knowing that it was stolen. During the search they found 26 rifles and apparently 3 were stolen. Again not knowing that they were stolen. I was charged with 26 counts of illegal firearms possession and 4... Read more »
If you are a felon, you may not possess a firearm, period. Regarding the laptop . . . what kind of computer was it? Did you pay full price for it? Did you pay a fair, used price for it? What questions did you ask the seller before buying it? Did the seller "dump" it for a hundred...Read more »
Yes, it will be admissible in court, if the information is not "hearsay," and the prosecutor can lay the proper evidentiary foundation to introduce it. Most cities and surrounding cities, have "compacts" or "agreements" that each can work "temporarily" in...Read more »
This is a good time to learn about Idaho and the 4th Amendment to the US Constitution. A police officer has been endowed with a limited amount of discretion. He is not required to ticket someone for the "reasonable suspicion" reason that he pulled him over for, but he should if he wants...Read more »
Possession with Intent (to sell, distribute) is a felony in Idaho. It carries a maximun sentence of 7 years of prison. If you have NO other crimes in your jacket, then you MIGHT be able to get a probation offer. That also might be contingent on you completing 60-90 days in custody going through...Read more »
Have a criminal charge stemming from a really bad traffic stop call. The whole traffic stop threw arrest and release and still going and being monitored have been very poorly handled and quite frankly very qurationble have CT datw 12-12 2022 and my defense lawyer passed away
1. Determine whether the offending officer was a Boise City cop; or an Idaho State Trooper. This is important because you can look up the "Idaho Tort Claims Act," and it says you only have 180 days from the day you "should have been able to...Read more »
When I was sentenced my judge told me after probation to come back and see him and he would ammend my charge. Charge is from 2015 I completed probation in 2020. I have called the clerks and they say I have to file something in order to have my case placed on the calender, and also that I have to... Read more »
In Boise, Idaho, where I practice, it is sometimes necessary for me to call repeatedly the Clerk and ask that she give me a court date. However, it is ALWAYS after I have filed a MOTION FOR DISMISSAL OF CHARGES, pursuant to URCRP Rule 42 for dismissal. Here's a suggestion:
At sentencing, my judge and prosecutor both agreed to allow me to have my charge ammended after I completed probation. I just need to know how to FILE for it. Or what form do I need to file, or how do I get a court date to make this happen. It's idaho code 19-2604. I just need the form/s... Read more »
In Idaho there are now 2 types of "stay away" orders. The first is a NO CONTACT ORDER. There is no way to have one of these against you, unless you've been charged with committing a Domestic Battery charge. In other words, it comes attached with a criminal charge. The other...Read more »
Murder requires the government to prove that the actor killed another person, intentionally (not while asleep) and did so without being provoked first, and with malice. From your facts, it doesn't seem like any Sr. prosecutor would charge "murder," only to be embarrassed at court...Read more »
So my baby daddy is on felony probation & he lives with his girlfriend, and I'm there just hanging out and probation & parlo shows up and they find drugs can they detained me if I don't live there ? This is in Boise Idaho
Yes, police have a reasonable belief that you at, at a minimum, frequenting a location, where drugs are being used, sold or distributed. So, YES, frequenting is a misdemeanor, criminal charge. Are you interested in going to college? I hope you're wealthy, because a charge of paraphernalia...Read more »
There are 2 sanctioned ways the State can prosecute a DUI. The definition of Driving Under the Influence, is when a driver is seated in the driver's seat with the motor running, and "under the influence" of an intoxicant.
Idaho also as adopted a .08 level of alcohol so as...Read more »
Police have the right to pull you over, if they get information from Dispatch or their CAD system, telling them that you are suspended or not licensed or if they see (or say they see) you commit a traffic infraction. I file Motions to Suppress, whenever I see a report and the cop SAYS he saw a...Read more »
Notice of Plea Agreement. If a plea agreement is reached by the parties, the court must, on the record, require the disclosure of the agreement in open court or, on a showing of good cause, in camera, at the time the plea is offered. If the...Read more »
In order for a policeman to pull you out of traffic, the cop must have a valid, articulable suspicion that you are, have been, or are about to commit a crime, even a traffic offense. So, if we judge the cop's actions in pulling you over, we must look at the information he/she had about you,...Read more »
I live in Nampa, Idaho and I know that some nonalcoholic drinks are treated the same as alcoholic drinks, so if someone is not able to prove they're 21 and older then they'll be refused of service. So my main question is, is it illegal for a young adult below the legal drinking age to... Read more »
Of course. If you substitute the words "non-alcoholic beverages" for "water," the answer would make more sense. Idaho law prohibits those under twenty-one (21) from consuming alcohol. So, what I think you might be talking about is if you were stopped by police or they...Read more »
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