The State appealed from the trial court's order granting defendant's motion to suppress evidence in this driving while impaired (DWI) prosecution, based on the trial court's finding that the consent given to enter defendant's resident was involuntary. The Minnesota Court of Appeals held that the officer's false representation that he needed to enter the home as part of a welfare check made the consent involuntary. Affirmed.
State v. Dunn, A17-1372, Ramsey County.
Commentary: Wow. Another rare decision for the defense.
Lynne Torgerson, Esq. was not attorney of record in this case.