Violation of Speedy Indictment Rule Results in Dismissed OWI Charge

posted by Grant Gangestad on Monday, May 15, 2017

Franklin County, Iowa. GRL Law client's case involved an alleged operating while intoxicated case with a vehicular accident. The State failed to file an indictment in client's case within 45 days after arrest, in violation of Iowa law. OWI charge was dismissed.  Client's license was spared.  Client pled guilty to traffic ticket and did not do any jail time. 
  1. auto accident
  2. operating while intoxicated

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Grant Gangestad grew up in Clarion, Iowa, where he graduated from Clarion-Goldfield High School as the Salutatorian of his class in 2003.  He then attended the University of Northern Iowa and obtained a bachelor of arts in Political Science and a minor in Polit ... read more