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Iowa cocaine charges and penalties

The penalties for violating Iowa’s drug laws can be severe. Individuals found in possession of small quantities of controlled substances are usually charged with misdemeanors and may avoid prison altogether, but people accused of manufacturing, trafficking or...

When is DUI a felony or a misdemeanor?

Iowa has one of the strictest impaired driving laws in the nation. While some states set the bar for a felony charge at a fourth offense for DUI, Iowa lowers that standard to three impaired driving arrests. Iowa does follow the standardized guideline of .08 BAC when...

What is wire fraud?

Residents of Iowa who have been charged with financial crimes may want to know more about what counts as wire fraud. This type of fraud involves use of the internet or telecommunications. Understanding wire fraud Areas where individuals can commit wire fraud include...

Are Breathalyzer tests always accurate?

The state of Iowa sets a standard for alcohol impairment at .08 blood alcohol content level for those who are stopped while operating a motor vehicle. In fact, motorists can even be cited for "wet" reckless driving when the content level is above .05 BAC. However,...