Posts Tagged: Marijuana

A DUI … But Marijuana is Legal in Colorado

When people hear “DUI” they generally think of alcohol. However, since Colorado has legalized marijuana, laws have been put in place to regulate the use of marijuana and impaired driving. In Colorado, if you get pulled over for suspicion of a DUI and the police officer thinks that you may be under the influence of… Read more »

Marijuana Consumption Defense to Murder?

Last spring, Richard Kirk is alleged to have murdered his wife in their Observatory Park home in Denver.  He is charged with murder and recently changed his plea from not guilty to not guilty by reason of insanity.  Kirk’s defense team has called on various experts to make this altered plea.  Not guilty by reason… Read more »

New DUID Study About Marijuana

A recent study suggests that drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana has a more negative impact on a person’s ability to drive than just one or the other.  But this seems logical.  Maybe of greater importance, the study also suggests what defense attorneys have argued regarding marijuana use and driving.  People who regularly smoke marijuana are… Read more »

Marijuana Charge for Mississippi State WR

Mississippi State wide receiver, De’Runnya Wilson, was arrested for marijuana and drug paraphernalia possession.  Wilson was arrested along with three others.  He was in a car stopped for speeding (59 mph in a 45 mph zone).  The four men were reportedly on their way to a birthday party.  All four indicated they would not pass… Read more »

Justin Bieber's Friend, Lil' Twist, Dodges DUID Charge

Bieber’s Sidekick Avoids a DUI Charge Prosecutors will not charge Lil’ Twist with a DUID following allegations that he drove one of Bieber’s sports cars while under the influence of marijuana.  Lil’ Twist’s real name is Christopher Moore.  Police contacted Moore for speeding, alleging he was driving 69 miles per hour in a 30 mile… Read more »

Justin Bieber's Friend Lil' Twist Dodges DUID Charge

Prosecutors will not charge Lil’ Twist with a DUID following allegations that he drove one of Justin Bieber’s sports cars while under the influence of marijuana.  Lil’ Twist’s real name is Christopher Moore.  Police contacted Moore for speeding, alleging he was driving 69 miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour zone.  Police also… Read more »

DUI Conference in Breckenridge

In an effort to provide the best DUI representation for our current and potential clients, we attended the annual DUI conference in Breckenridge last week.  The conference is two full days with many speakers, discussing the most relevant issues to defend DUI cases.  The conference is put on by the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar.  We… Read more »

Colorado Man Stopped for Marijuana Based on License Plate?

A Colorado man has initiated a lawsuit in federal court in the District of Idaho because he was stopped while driving through Idaho last year.  Idaho law enforcement contacted and detained Darien Roseen because he had Colorado license plates.  Idaho officers searched the car for marijuana.   Federal and state law requires reasonable suspicion before… Read more »