You can expect the police to be out in full force this New Year's Eve. Most people celebrate the holiday by drinking, and the cops will be particularly vigilant to see if anyone has driven while intoxicated.
Alcohol is usually present at campus parties and events, and Minnesota police do not lack for young drivers to pull over on suspicion of DWI.
Ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft might have made it easier for people to enjoy a night out without worrying about driving or finding a parking space. However, some people worried that there is also the possibility for fraud. A North Dakota man was recently arrested and faces criminal charges for theft over what some people are calling vomit fraud.
Police in North Dakota recently arrested a man they say traveled to the state to sell heroin. This is not his first brush with the law, as he was convicted of sex trafficking crimes in the past. His current drug crimes charge is for conspiracy to deliver heroin, and the consequences could be severe.