DOT Officer OWI charge amended and license saved

posted by Matthew Lindholm on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Polk County Iowa.   Client was charged with operating while intoxicated first offense, carying weapons, and possession of a prescription drug following a stop for speeding by a Department of Transportation Officer.  A motion to suppress was filed challenging the lawfulness of the stop based upon whether a DOT officer has legal authority to stop a non-commerical motor vehicle for speeding.  An agreement was ultimately reached whereby the State agreed to dismiss all charges in exchange for a guilty plea to a simple misdemeanor charge of reckless driving.
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