Osceola, Clarke County, Iowa. Three Vehicular Homicide charges were dismissed against GRL’s client less than a month before trial was set to commence. GRL’s client was accused of Vehicular Homicide by Reckless Driving after a vehicle he was driving was struck by a train. The three occupants of the vehicle were tragically killed in the […]
Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa. Vehicular Homicide charge against GRL’s client was dismissed by the court because the prosecution failed to present enough evidence for the case to continue any further forward at trial. GRL’s client was charged with Vehicular Homicide under Iowa’s texting and driving law after he was involved in a tragic accident […]
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A unanimous Iowa Supreme Court ruled on October 23, 2020 that homicide by reckless driving is not a lesser included offense of homicide by OWI. In State v. Johnson, the defendant argued he was entitled to a jury instruction that his reckless driving, not operating while intoxicated, was the cause of a crash that took […]
Ankeny, Polk County, Iowa. The day before the defense’s motion to suppress evidence was to be heard, the court dismissed the much publicized charges against GRL Law’s client at the request of the prosecution. GRL Law’s client, a local farmer and president of the Iowa Farmers Union, was accused of Vehicular Homicide by way of […]
GRL Law speaks out in support of our client accused of Vehicular Homicide as a result of a tragic accident late last year. “It is scary when we start turning accidents into felony prosecutions” GRL Law’s partner, Robert Rehkemper told KCCI. The charge GRL Law client is accused of committing requires the prosecution to prove […]
Client was facing a mandatory minimum 25 years in prison as a result of being accused of Vehicular Homicide by Operating While Intoxicated.
OWI charge resulting in death dismissed.
Vehicular Homicide charge dismissed following the completion of exhaustive discovery that ultimately proved that GRL Law’s client was not responsible for the accident that resulted in the death of his passenger.
Vehicular homicide by way of operating while intoxicated is the single most severe alcohol-related offense a person can be charged with in the state of Iowa.