Controversy Surrounds Early Release of Women Connected to Fatal Burglary After Legal Changes

Controversy Surrounds Early Release of Women Connected to Fatal Burglary After Legal Changes

Minnesota (trfnews.i234.me) – Loved ones of murder victim Corey Elder express dismay as Megan Cater and Briana Martinson, accomplices in the fatal burglary, are released early following a change in Minnesota’s aiding and abetting felony murder law. Noe Townsend, Corey Elder’s girlfriend, criticizes the justice system after Elder was killed seven years ago during a Bloomington… Continue reading Controversy Surrounds Early Release of Women Connected to Fatal Burglary After Legal Changes

ASK A TROOPER: “Doorless Vehicle Question” |

Sgt. Jesse Grabow Question: Now that the weather is nicer you see a lot of SUVs driving without their doors on the vehicle. Without the front doors they also don’t have side mirrors. Is it legal to drive without having side mirrors on a vehicle?  Answer: You can drive a motor vehicle without doors in… Continue reading ASK A TROOPER: “Doorless Vehicle Question” |

ASK A TROOPER: “Trailer License Plate Question” |

Sgt. Jesse Grabow Question: I have a small utility trailer and I keep having to replace my license plate because it gets wrecked or torn off when I am traveling. Can I put it sideways on the wheel fender?  Answer: If the trailer is 3,000 pounds or less gross vehicle weight (GVW) with lifetime registration,… Continue reading ASK A TROOPER: “Trailer License Plate Question” |

ASK A TROOPER: “Cruise Control Question” |

Sgt. Jesse Grabow Question: My husband always used to say, “never use your cruise control during any rain.” Is that still true with advances on tires and technology? Answer: He is correct, cruise control should never be used on wet or icy roadways. If your wheels lose traction, the cruise control will continue to accelerate,… Continue reading ASK A TROOPER: “Cruise Control Question” |

ASK A TROOPER: “Motorcycle Question” |

Question: I like riding my motorcycle without hands on the handlebars from time to time. I know it’s probably frowned upon and not advised, just like riding without a helmet. But when I’m going down the road at cruising speed, it’s freedom – The bike and I are one. I’m just wondering, legally, can I… Continue reading ASK A TROOPER: “Motorcycle Question” |

ASK A TROOPER: “Hazard Lights Question” |

Question: I was driving on the freeway during the worst part of a recent storm. Just had a question—are people supposed to use their emergency flashers when they are driving? So many cars on the freeway were, and it made it impossible to tell if someone was actually stopped or moving slowly (also, if they… Continue reading ASK A TROOPER: “Hazard Lights Question” |

ASK A TROOPER: “Collector Plate Question” |

Sgt. Jesse Grabow Question: Can a truck with collector plates on it be used in a snow plow business? Is it legal to use collector plates on a vehicle driven on a daily basis? Answer: Driving a vehicle for general transportation with collector plates on is illegal. It is also illegal to use collector plates… Continue reading ASK A TROOPER: “Collector Plate Question” |

ASK A TROOPER: “Driver Permit Question” |

Sgt. Jesse Grabow Question: My grandson turned 15 and got his driving permit. I was wondering if he can practice driving with me? I am very excited and nervous for him. Thank you. Answer: Congratulations to your grandson on obtaining his permit. My son also just received his permit. It is an exciting time that… Continue reading ASK A TROOPER: “Driver Permit Question” |