Dealing with the fallout of a drug arrest can be quite overwhelming for the average adult in North Dakota. However, a recent study highlights that drug crimes are not a problem isolated to adults. North Dakota has the third highest rate of arrests for juvenile drug offenses. While some people might be quick to brush these arrests off as matters of youthful indiscretion, what happens to these young boys and girls can have long-term consequences.
Grand Forks has a hip restaurant and bar scene. While an evening with good friends and great wine is a wonderful way to wrap up the workweek, driving after drinking too much is an effective way to complicate your life. If you fail a breathalyzer test, prosecutors are likely to use the test’s results against you.
Several states have laws that prohibit public drunkenness. These offenses are often known as public intoxication, drunk in public or drunk and disorderly. However, it may surprise individuals to learn that Minnesota has no law against public intoxication. While some people may frown on the behavior, it is not a criminal act.
Most people in North Dakota understand that driving while under the influence of alcohol can lead to criminal charges. However, DUIs are not the only form of drunk driving charges. This is not necessarily common knowledge, and it can leave some defendants feeling confused about their charges, potential criminal consequences and their options for the future.