Marijuana in a Motor Vehicle Minneapolis, MN
One of the most frequently charged crimes in the Minneapolis, MN area is possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle. These charges may not seem that harsh on their face, and a person may be told that all that will happen is to pay a fine, but don’t let that fool you. Marijuana in a Motor vehicle charges can have devastating consequences beyond the fine. For example, a person can lose their driver’s license, be denied housing, or employment, or not be allowed to volunteer at schools or youth sports. The team at Brandt Criminal Defense has over 30 years of experience handling marijuana in a motor vehicle cases cases. We understand the law and aggressively fight on behalf of our clients.
Minnesota law states that it is a misdemeanor if a person is the owner of a motor vehicle and has 1.4 grams or more of marijuana with them in the passenger compartment of their vehicle. In our experience the police often use heavy-handed and sometimes illegal tactics to obtain evidence in these cases. When we get involved in these cases, we take a very aggressive approach to investigating the facts, conducting legal research, and exploiting weaknesses in the case to prevent harsh consequences.
If you are convicted of possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle the penalties include:
- Up to 90 days in jail
- Up to a $1000 fine
- The loss of your driver’s license
Don’t let these harsh consequences happen to you. Let us put a plan in place to protect you and your future.
Contact us today to schedule your free consultation at 763-421-6366.