Posted By DUI Attorney Charles Green
A person who operates a 'minitruck' on State Fairgrounds while intoxicated is subject to license suspension. Shirley v. K.D.R., No 103,317 (Kan. App. Dec. 10, 2010) (Green). Under the facts of this case, a 'minitruck', which is a 1,400 pound device with a 45-horsepower engine capable of going up to 60 miles per hour, fits within the plain meaning of the definition of a vehicle ...
Posted By Criminal and DUI Defense Attorney Charles Green
Police may not routinely frisk every person asked to step out of a car during a 'Traffic Stop'; Police must have reasonable suspicion that the person is armed and dangerous. No reasonable suspicion was present where the Driver was cooperative; traffic stop occurred during daylight hours; and information about Driver's prior narcotics offense did not include use of a weapon. State v. ...