Unfortunately, no. The officer may use your speed to provide a reason to stop you and ultimately decide not to cite you for it. His decision not to cite you for your speed does not invalidate the marijuana possession ticket.
You will want to have the assistance of an attorney in fighting...Read more »
Does an issuing officers name have to be on a citation to make it legal? I did not get the officer's name and it is not in the 'name' block of the citation. The trooper's badge number is. Can a state trooper legally give a speeding citation on a county road? This occurred in... Read more »
In general, typos and irregularities on a citation can be fixed later by a prosecutor. As for jurisdiction issues, those sometimes can create an opportunity for a defense win. But that will depend upon the facts and circumstances in the case. I like the fighting spirit! If possible, get help...Read more »
A person given a traffic citation by a Minnesota police officer must respond to it; or be convicted and fined by default. One way to respond is to pay the ticket, which amounts to a guilty plea as well. The other way to respond is to contact the court to make arrangements to be heard in court....Read more »
We didn't see any no trespassing signs and we weren't planning on causing any damage, so we went in to explore a piece of history. However, the cops showed up and we all received citations. Is there such thing as a trespassing citation and were we even breaking the law by exploring the... Read more »
Of course there is such such thing as a trespassing citation. Whether what you did qualifies as trespassing is a different question. Was the building locked? Was it posted? Did you refuse to leave after being asked to? There are a lot of other questions here that need answering. You should...Read more »
I was stopped by a MN state trooper for speeding (69mph in a 60 zone, noting that the Trooper reduced it from 74). From the point that I turned onto this road to where I was pulled over, there were no speed limit signs (I have a dashcam). I have a clean driving record and the vehicle has Ambulance... Read more »
I won't answer all of those questions here. Instead, I invite your personal phone call to discuss. I will offer a couple tips here, though. Most people don't want a speed conviction on their driver's license record. The two most common results that fit that bill are: 1)...Read more »
Cop was driving in the opposite direction and made a U-turn. By the time he flashed his lights, the speed limit had changed from 35 to 45 after a right turn. He claimed I was going 50 in a 35 (before the right turn), but I'm sure I wasn't going more than 45. He did end up giving me a... Read more »
The CFR would keep it off of your record. That seems like a reasonable disposition. There is no guarantee that taking the matter to court will get you a better result. The COVID-19 issues will not have any effect whatsoever on things. Court dates are simply being delayed because of the...Read more »
I didn’t know about the ticket or about him paying the ticket until weeks later and only by looking at his bank statement. Being that he is 16 and I own the vehicle and pay the insurance shouldn’t I have been notified? Especially befor he admitted guilt by paying the fine
The trooper did not witness violation in person, Trooper viewed MN-Dot Cameras. Also there were multiple white corvettes on the highway at that time. Trooper pulled over multiple white corvettes. Traffic cam footage was really bad. no way to identify exactly which corvette or driver. Will this... Read more »
There are two issues here: one is identifying the right vehicle. That depends on the quality of the traffic cam footage. The second issue is identifying the driver. That is likely going to be the stronger issue for you. I would certainly want to see the traffic cam footage if I were in your...Read more »
You don't really provide enough information to answer this question intelligently. I'd suggest speaking directly with a criminal defense attorney. Most will provide a free consultation and can better answer your question with more information.
I was pulled over this morning driving a big rig with my arm on the arm rest smoking the officer said I had a handheld in my hand. When he finished with my inspection he gave it an the ticket to me. The ticket and inspection had two different truck information on it. And the ticket one was wrong
I did find it after the fact. I faxed the proof to the number on the back if ticket twice just to be sure. I didn't realize I also had to send it to another entity because thre ticket didn't tell me to. Thought I was good and went on my way only to be pulled over 5 months later for... Read more »
It's unclear what exactly you are asking. Each time that you pay a fine on a no proof of insurance or driving after revocation, it is essentially a guilty plea. The revocation time frames on each offense essentially compound and get longer with each plea. I would follow the requirements of...Read more »
Merged onto I-94 only to see troopers in the median. unsure of my speed but know I was moving with the flow of traffic. Trooper claims 20mph, but before pulling me over he was going in and out of traffic switching lanes racing down the road for ~0.5-1 mile. He then decides to move to the left... Read more »
Ultimately, the officer only needs reasonable articulable suspicion to pul you over. There would be a police report and either dash cam footage, body cam footage or both of the traffic stop. It is impossible to know why you were pulled over without accessing that information. You can certainly...Read more »
So I was going 90 on a 65mph and they said that they were gonna send me a letter in the mail telling me if I’m going to pay for the ticket or I’m going to court can I go to jail for this? Even know I’m a teenager.
I recently received this speeding ticket apparently in 2004. I don't understand, why I just got it now? The address I currently live wasn't on my drivers license then. I currently live in a different state from the issued ticket. I'm confused as in what I should do.
Was suppose to send me their evidence and hasn't yet. Court is march 12. The cop didnt actually stop anyone at first, he stopped on the freeway got out of his car and started flagging ppl over. I was in front of him & could see him in my mirror. The truck behind me also stopped. I waited,... Read more »
Fight it in court, ideally with a lawyer. The discovery request you make to the prosecutor should be written. Then follow their directions to get full discovery. Or your lawyer will. You may be asked to pay copy costs. 80 in a 70 is still guilty, so work on other defenses.
I stopped appropriately behind a school bus, and when that one went, I went too. There was a second bus stopped at the corner, let the first bus by, and then put the stop sign out AS I was passing it and started honking at me. He did not put out the stop arm until I was right next to him. And he... Read more »
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