- Recent local DUI case in the news
- Oregon man gets 4 years in fatal hit-run
- The next time you drive to Mexico check under your car after getting back into the states and you may find several pounds of marijuana, heroin, cocaine or methamphetamine.
- Second inmate hangs himself in Springfield Oregon jail since its opening in 2010.
- Don’t rely on the police to have working audio and video during a police encounter, those systems tend to have recurring “technical difficulties.” Instead try the new ACLU Mobile Justice App on your phone, which allows you to record police interactions and instantly upload them to a safe ACLU server. The app is currently available for Android and will be coming out for iPhone soon. More info at http://aclu-or.org/MobileJustice and in the article below.
Daily Archives: January 3, 2014
As usual, the Eugene and Springfield police were out in full force New Years Eve making DUI stops. If you or a loved one were involved in a DUI incident, contact MJM Law Office, P.C. We specialize in Oregon DUI defense and will protect your rights.
Police arrest 20 people over New Year’s Eve Eugene and Springfield authorities round up numerous people on drunken driving charges By Edward Russo The Register-Guard PUBLISHED: 12:00 A.M., JAN. 2 Police in the Eugene and Springfield area arrested 20 people on drunken … Continue reading
On January 2, 2014, the Oregon Court of Appeals ruled that an officer had insufficient probable cause for a prostitution arrest in Portland and overturned the lower court’s conviction. The defendant’s criminal defense attorney filed a motion to suppress evidence based on what they considered to be an illegal stop by the officer. After the Circuit Court upheld the constitutionality of the stop, the Court of Appeals on review overturned it for the reasons below. This is in an important win for Oregon criminal defense and DUI attorneys who use suppression motions as an important tool to keep officer activity in accordance with our legal rights.
Officer’s suspicion ruled insufficient as probable cause By Nigel Duara The Associated Press PUBLISHED: 12:00 A.M., JAN. 3 PORTLAND — Setting off alarm bells in the mind of an experienced police officer is not enough reason to compel a search, and … Continue reading