Mike Brandt’s client was charged with Fifth Degree Drug Possession, Second Degree Test Refusal, and Introduction of Contraband into a Correctional Facility related to an incident that occurred in Fridley in January, 2016. The charges were felony level offenses and, if convicted, his client would have a felony on her record, she would lose her license for two years, her...
Mike Brandt’s client was arrested for possessing controlled substances in Chisago County in November 2014. Throughout the course of this case, Mike challenged the propriety of the search of his client’s vehicle and developed a theory of defense whereby Mike intended to show at trial his client did not actually possess the controlled substances but that they were unwittingly left in his vehicle. Prior to the beginning of trial, the prosecutor recognized issues with his case and agreed to a resolution whereby Mike’s client entered a plea, but the plea would not be accepted by the judge and his client would be placed on six months probation.
Mike Brandt’s client was arrested in Hennepin County in 2015 when she was caught with a substantial amount of methamphetamine. The charges against his client would have resulted in an executed prison sentence of 48 months. However, in preparing the case, Mike had his client obtain a chemical dependency evaluation and made sure that she got into a treatment program....
Mike Brandt’s client was charged with Felony Drug Possession from a night of partying that turned out bad. Mike’s client was accosted by the police for walking on the street with an open container of alcohol. When confronted by the police, he tried to run from the police and was eventually tackled and arrested. During the arrest they found a felony level of controlled substances on him.
Mike’s client was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Normally this is a situation where the client would be facing a felony charge of Controlled Substance Crime in the Fifth Degree, which has a maximum penalty of five years in prison, a $10,000.00 fine, or both. However, after the client’s arrest Mike got involved before the client was charged and immediately had the client do some proactive things such as obtain a chemical dependency assessment, attend the class that was recommended, and privately give multiple uranalysis tests to show that he was not using drugs.
Nicole’s client was facing an array of misdemeanors and petty misdemeanors after being pulled over for speeding in Isanti County. Because the misdemeanors were due to drug possession, Nicole’s client was potentially facing jail time and losing his driving privileges. Nicole and her client worked together to put together a packet of information for the prosecutor. After reviewing the documentation...
Mike Brandt represented a client who was charged with felony Drug Possession for possessing cocaine. Mike’s client was accused of possessing cocaine after an undercover narcotics officer saw the client engage in a suspicious transaction outside a bar that was noted for drug activity. In preparing the case, Mike brought a motion to suppress the evidence based upon an illegal...
Mike Brandt’s client was charged with selling marijuana. This charge could have resulted in Mike’s client being convicted of a felony and losing numerous rights, including the right to ever possess a firearm for the rest of his life. Mike proactively had his client obtain a chemical evaluation, attend the recommended class, and Mike provided numerous letters of recommendation to...
Mike Brandt recently represented a client who was charged with felony Possession of Controlled Substances. The allegation was that the client possessed methamphetamine and methadone, which was discovered after she was stopped and arrested for a DWI. As part of his representation of the client, Mike conducted an investigation of the case and spoke to several witnesses to show that...
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