Tag: 804.20

Double Violations Results in Dismissal

Sidney, Fremont County, Iowa.  OWI 2nd Offense arising out of an accident, dismissed outright after court granted defendant’s motion to suppress evidence.  GRL dug into the case and determined that the preliminary breath test calibration logs did not comply with Iowa’s requirements.  Additionally, a close review of the video recordings from the police station proved […]

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Violation of Right to Contact Family Member Results in OWI Charge Being Dismissed

Humboldt County, Iowa- A GRL Law client was charged with OWI 1st offense. GRL attorney Grant Gangestad filed a motion to suppress evidence in the OWI prosecution based upon the officer’s violation of the client’s statutory right to contact a family member.  After reviewing the video, the prosecutor agreed to stipulate to suppression of the […]

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Request to See Husband Denied – Operating While Intoxicated Avoided, Breath Test Refusal Excluded, Driving Privileges Spared

Waukee, Dallas County, Iowa.  The prosecution agree that the arresting officer improperly denied GRL Law client’s request to see her husband prior to making a decision to submit to or refuse a breath test after her arrest for operating while intoxicated.  With the violation of the law being clear and based upon the rest of […]

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