Wright County, Iowa- A GRL Law client was stopped for alleged erratic driving. Officers requested that she complete field sobriety tests, and the client submitted to that request. The client then submitted to a PBT and was taken to the station for further testing. The client supplied a breath test which was over the legal […]
Polk County, Iowa- A GRL Law client was stopped for alleged erratic driving. Officers requested that he complete field sobriety tests, but the client politely refused the tests. The client then submitted to a PBT and was taken to the station for further testing. The client supplied a breath test which was over the legal […]
Calhoun County, Iowa- A GRL Law client was involved in a single vehicle accident and was taken by ambulance to the hospital. Officers believed that the driver was under the influence of alcohol. Because the client was in the hospital and strapped to a bed, the client was asked by officers to submit a sample […]
Polk County, Iowa- A GRL Law client was approached by officers while sleeping in his car in a residential neighborhood with his vehicle running. Officers suspected that he was under the influence. The client was taken back to the station where he was asked to consent to a breath test. The client stated that he […]
Shelby County, Iowa- A GRL Law client was stopped for allegedly driving while suspended as he pulled into his driveway. The officer ran the client through field sobriety tests and had him blow into a preliminary breath testing device which registered a result under .08. Even though the client blew under the legal limit, the […]
GRL Law successfully persuaded the State to dismiss an OWI charge against our client, a “Dreamer” who participates in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program. DACA provides a work permit and legal immigration status to young, undocumented individuals brought as young children to the United States. A conviction for DUI/OWI in Iowa counts […]
The February 5, 2021 issue of Traffic Injury Prevention published results from an Australian study assessing the relationship between THC levels and driving performance. Volunteers consumed vaporized cannabis samples of varying potencies containing THC, CBD and a placebo. Blood and saliva samples were collected 30 minutes after inhalation and 3.5 hours later. Researchers evaluated driving […]
Things to Keep in Mind When Traveling With any Contraband.
A Dallas County Judge ruled that when GRL Law’s client asked for privacy during a phone call with GRL Law, the officer was required to
Video Calls Into Question Whether Nystagmus Observed by Law Enforcement is Caused by Alcohol or Other Factors.