Posted By DUI Attorney Charles Green
A Kansas Driver pulled over in response to Officer's traffic stop of a different vehicle (mistakenly thinking he was the target). When the Driver got out of his truck and walked towards the Officer, the Officer ordered him to get back in his vehicle. This order from the Officer effected a seizure. State v. Reiss, No. 102,071(Kan. App. Dec. 17, 2010) (Leben) (declining to decide "whether a ...
Posted By Attorney Charles R. Green
In defending Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charges in Kansas it is not unusual to have a client also charged with Transporting an Open Container of Alcohol or 'TOC' in addition to the DUI charge itself. Here is a brief look at the Kansas Open Container law. Transportation of liquor or an 'Alcoholic Beverage' in an opened container (T.O.C.) is a misdemeanor in Kansas under ...