Monthly Archives: January 2014

Farmington Woman Accused Of Driving Drunk In Stolen Limo

Have you ever done something you thought would be funny and only later found out what a bad idea it was? We’re guessing a 23-year-old Farmington woman has. She was recently charged in connection with the alleged theft of a limousine, which she then reportedly drove drunk. According to WCCO, the woman was part of …

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97% of Those Facing Federal Drug Charges Plead Guilty

A study by the group Human Rights Watch indicates that only 3% of defendants in federal drug cases are going to trial – the rest are agreeing to plea deals with the prosecution. In a plea deal, you agree to plead guilty and the prosecuting attorney agrees to a specific sentence/punishment for the crime. Most …

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MN Supreme Court To Take Up Domestic Abuse/DWI Case

In May 2011, a woman and her husband were drinking at a resort in rural Kanabec County. The husband, who had a history of domestic violence, became abusive. To escape, the woman fled the scene in a vehicle. She was eventually arrested for DWI. Although her charge was later downgraded to reckless driving, she has …

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Client Faced Felony Drug Possession Charges- Case Dismissed

Attorney Anthony Grostyan recently took on a felony drug possession case. In this particular case the client was found with over three pounds of marijuana in their possession. Even though marijuana is only a Schedule 1 illegal drug, the amount of the drug was significant which merited felony charges. The possible penalties for a felony …

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3 Charges Against Eden Prairie Man After Fatal Car Accident

On Aug. 1, a 46-year-old Eden Prairie man lost control of his vehicle, slammed into a utility pole and rolled over. His passenger died in the accident. On Friday, Dec. 6, the man was arrested and charged with three counts of vehicular homicide, reports the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Authorities think the man had a …

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Felony Charges of Fleeing a Peace Officer- Case Dismissed

Trial lawyer Anthony M. Grostyan recently took on a felony case in Wright County. The formal charges against his client were for fleeing a Peace Officer in a Motor Vehicle. This crime is described further in the Minnesota Statutes § 609.487, subd. 3. The client was also facing fourth degree DWI charges according to Minnesota …

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Vikings LB Erin Henderson Arrested On Suspicion Of Driving Drunk

For the second time in less than a month, a Minnesota Vikings player has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. Following Jerome Simpson’s Nov. 9 arrest in downtown Minneapolis, linebacker Erin Henderson was arrested in Eden Prairie on suspicion of DWI. His arrest came Nov. 19, but was only confirmed by police and team …

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