ASK A MN TROOPER "Controlled Substance DWIs"
February 29, 2020
Question: I read somewhere that the number of DWI arrests had declined recently? This this true? What about non-alcohol related DWI arrests?
Answer: While alcohol-related DWI incidents have dropped over the past 10 years in Minnesota, controlled substance-related DWI incidents have increased over the past 30 years.
Controlled Substance Convictions
•1990: 5 controlled substance-related DWIs
We believe that most drivers know when to get a sober ride when they had consumed too many alcoholic beverages. Illicit and some prescription drugs can affect ou...