Legal Question in DUI Law in Minnesota

I'm a 16 year oId and I received an underage consumption citation. I was also taken to the hospital in an ambulance and kept there for 12 hours. My friends have told me that since I was taken to the hospital I should not have received the citation. Is this correct?

Asked on 8/07/12, 3:35 pm

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Landon Ascheman Ascheman & Smith, LLC
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No, despite the fact that you were taken to the hospital you can still receive a citation.

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8/07/12, 3:56 pm
Maury Beaulier612.240.8005 Minnesota Lawyers
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There is nothing that prevents you from receiving a citation if probable cause exists to charge. Going to the hospital certainly does not prevent it.

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8/07/12, 4:05 pm
Thomas C. Gallagher Gallagher Criminal Defense Services
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No, that is incorrect.

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8/07/12, 6:19 pm
Robert Kane Law Offices of Robert D. Kane, Jr.
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I agree with the other attorneys and this is incorrect. Why would your friends think you can't get a citation because you were in the hospital? I would be interested in hearing their logic.

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8/08/12, 9:41 am

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