Motion to Suppress Evidence of Traffic Stop Results in Amendment of Felony Charge

Webster County, Iowa- A GRL Law client was charged with OWI 3rd offense, a lifetime 5th OWI offense. GRL attorney Grant Gangestad filed a motion to suppress evidence in the OWI prosecution based upon an illegal and unconstitutional traffic stop of the client’s vehicle.  After reviewing the video, the prosecutor agreed to amend the charge to a 1st offense. Client avoided prison time and thousands of dollars in fines.