Rapids Wisconsin: New Heroin Hub

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Heroin has become big business for the city of Rapids, Wisconsin. This town, with only a population of a little over 18,000, is earning an unfortunate reputation for being the heroin distribution center for central Wisconsin. This surge in drug activity is causing crime rates to spike and major public health problems. Local police are […]

Mark it Zero!

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Well you don’t see this everyday. A man in Spring Valley has been charged with a second-degree felony of recklessly endangering safety. This charge is pretty broad and there are lots of ways to get hit with it. However, this man has invited a new and exciting way to be charged. Ricky Thorne, the man […]

Lifelong GPS Tracking Ankle Bracelet

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GPS tracking ankle bracelet become somewhat of a pop culture topic thanks to Lindsay Lohan, Martha Stewart, and the movie Disturbia. These modern marvels allow law enforcement to keep tabs on individuals put on house arrest. Most people are familiar with the concept of the tracking bracelet, and most people don’t have a huge problem […]

When Can The Police Search Your Car?

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You get pulled over, do you know what your rights are? Traffic stops can cause a lot of stress and confusion if you don’t know what your rights are. There are lots of different situations where different rights apply, but for the sake of this blog, we’re going to focus on when the police have […]

Alicia’s Law Creates Unexpected Controversy

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Assembly Bill 666 (that’s really the name of the bill) more commonly known as “Alicia’s Law” was recently passed by state lawmakers. In short, this bill gives administrative subpoena power to the state Attorney General, and expands jailhouse strip searches.   The bill focuses on subpoenas for internet records for those suspected of internet sex […]

Switchblade Laws Just Got Switched

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  Now this new law doesn’t mean anyone can walk down the street waving a knife around and get away with it. There are still some limits on carrying a knife, and it’s important to know what you can and can’t do.   To set the record straight, here’s a list of knife carrying cans […]