Blog Posts in 2015

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  • Know your rights at a DUI checkpoint
    Know your rights at a DUI checkpoint

    Recently we discussed the fact that police can arrest people for driving under the influence after they've reached their destination and are no longer in their vehicle. Obviously, as we noted, the ...

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  • You can face a DUI charge even if you've reached your destination
    You can face a DUI charge even if you've reached your destination

    Police officers are going to be out in force on Connecticut roads through New Year's in patrol cars and at DUI checkpoints. If you were driving under the influence and managed to avoid having to stop ...

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  • When is graffiti legal?
    When is graffiti legal?

    Here in Connecticut, as in many places, it's hard to drive for very far without seeing some type of graffiti on a building, underpass, street sign or even on the side of a large vehicle. Some may be ...

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  • Connecticut coach loses job after cocaine arrest
    Connecticut coach loses job after cocaine arrest

    For teachers, coaches and others whose work involves children and young people, some criminal charges can cost them more than fines and jail time. Legal problems can cost them their jobs and possibly ...

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  • Connecticut laws aim to reduce abuse of prescription drugs
    Connecticut laws aim to reduce abuse of prescription drugs

    It's not news that prescription drugs can be abused, sometimes with fatal results, just as illegal drugs can be. That's why our state has implemented the Connecticut Prescription Monitoring and ...

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  • When can you be arrested for buying a stolen item?
    When can you be arrested for buying a stolen item?

    Many of us are going to be out looking for bargains in the coming weeks as the holiday season descends upon us. Besides looking for deep discounts at Connecticut retailers, many people expand their ...

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