Tag: snowmobile

Gold Medal for GRL’s 24/7 Emergency Hotline at Okoboji Winter Games

Lake Okoboji, Dickenson County, Iowa.  Winter Games strikes again.  Winter Games brings visitors to Lake Okoboji and the town of Spirit Lake from all over the Midwest.  It also brings eager Department of Natural Resources officers out from their winter hibernation, keen on enforcing little known rules and regulations related to use of ATV, UTV and Snowmobiles on Public Ice.  Claiming that sundown occurred at 5:30 p.m., a conservation officer stopped GRL’s client for not having his UTV headlights on after sundown.  The officer claimed that he stopped GRL Law’s client precisely at 5:30 p.m.  As it turns out there […]

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Illegal Entry Into House Results in Favorable Resolution of Snowmobiling While Intoxicated Accusation

Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa.  Emergency assistance was requested following a snowmobile accident in Poweshiek County.  Emergency medical personnel arrived and tended to the injured person who was inside of GRL Law’s client’s house.  Law enforcement arrived as well and soon began to investigate GRL Law’s client for operating a snowmobile while intoxicated (yes this can be charged as operating while intoxicated).  At the time the investigation began, law enforcement was outside of the residence speaking with the client.  Law enforcement then took GRL Law’s client back into his residence and continued the investigation.  Law enforcement did not have consent to […]

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