Carver County

Carver County is centrally located in Minnesota and was named after the explorer Johnathan Carver. The county has a modest population of around 91,000 people and is part of the Minneapolis St. Paul and Bloomington metropolitan area. Although the county has a humble population, crime does occur in Carver County daily. Law enforcement agencies are always on high alert for criminal offenders and will not hesitate to arrest if you violate a law.

If you’ve been arrested for some type of crime in Carver County, then it’s within your best interest to obtain legal representation. A skilled Carver County defense attorney can assess the facts of your case, collect evidence, and build a formidable case against the prosecution. An attorney can utilize their skills and resources to reduce or even dismiss your charges altogether.

Chaska Criminal Defense Lawyer, MN

The first step to building a sturdy criminal defense is to hire an experienced attorney. James Blumberg of James Blumberg Law has the skills, resources, and dedication needed to fight your case. He’s spent over 15 years practicing law and was a former prosecutor for many of those years. His prior work has given him a unique perspective and allows attorney Blumberg insight into how the prosecution works.

Call James Blumberg Law at (952) 431-7758 to set up your first consultation for free. James Blumberg accepts clients throughout the greater Carver County area including Carver, Chanhassen, Mayer, New Germany, Waconia, Watertown, Victoria, Norwood Young America, Cologne, and Hamburg.

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Common Crimes in Carver County

  • DWI
  • High BAC DWI
  • Marijuana Possession
  • Drug Possession
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Domestic Violence Crimes
  • Furnishing a Firearm to a Minor
  • Intentional Discharge of Firearm
  • Shoplifting
  • Theft
  • Prostitution
  • Serious Traffic Crimes
  • Juvenile Defense
  • Assault
  • Assault on an Unborn Child
  • Felony Assault
  • Kidnapping / False Imprisonment
  • Stalking /Cyberstalking
  • Violations of Probation
  • Arson
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Identity Theft
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Worthless Checks
  • Illegally Possessing Firearms

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Carver County Crime Statistics

Carver County, and the rest of Minnesota, must submit their arrest and law enforcement data to the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program. This program was created by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) to have a better understanding of criminal activity nationwide. The following data was extracted from 2019 UCR reports involving Carter County, Minnesota.

  • Law enforcement arrested and charged 50 people with violent crimes
  • It was found that 26 people were arrested with rape
  • That year 6 people were arrested for robbery
  • It was found that 18 people were arrested and charged with aggravated assault
  • The largest statistics by far was for property crimes which was 515
  • Records show that 75 people were arrested for burglary
  • 411 people faced charges for a type of larceny
  • Data indicated that 29 people were arrested for motor vehicle theft

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Carver County Court Resources

Carver County District Court – Visit the official website for the Carver County District Court to learn more about their services. Access the site to file something online, pay a fine, learn who the justices are, use their self-help resources, and peruse their court calendar.

Minnesota Court of Appeals – The court of appeals reviews all final trial verdicts as well as decisions for state agencies and local governments. Access their site to learn more about their past opinions regarding appeals, what to expect at an oral argument, court documents, file an e-document online, and other important information.

Minnesota Supreme Court – Visit the official website for the Supreme Court for Minnesota, which serves as a last stop for all cases. Access their site to read their court rules, learn who is on the court, directions to the courthouse, prior Supreme Court opinions, and other valuable information.

Carver County District Attorney – Visit the official website for the District Attorney for Carver County. Learn more about the current county attorney, Mark Metz, and their services to Carver County residents. Access the site to request information, find answers to frequently asked questions, visual guide for court, and trial updates for current cases.

2020 Minnesota Statutes – Visit the official website for the Office of the Revisor of Statutes to learn more about the current Minnesota laws. Access the site to look at the statues by topic, chapter, and what statutes have been amended or repealed over the years.

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Carver County Law Enforcement Resources

Carver County Sheriff – Visit the official website for the Carver County Sheriff’s Office to learn more about their mission to serve the residents and visitors to the county. Access the site to learn more about their current sheriff, Jason Kamerud, resources for citizens, and more.

Chaska Police Department – Visit the official website for the Chaska Police Department to learn more about their services and office. Access the site to request data, file a complaint, look at their annual crime reports, review their mission statement, and other important resources.

Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension  – Visit the official website for the Minnesota Department of Public Safety to learn more about their Bureau of Criminal Apprehension division. The division was created to provide investigative and specialized law enforcement services to prevent future crimes and solve crimes. Access the site to look into your investigative services, forensic services, use of force investigations, and other information.

Minnesota State Patrol – Visit the official website for the Minnesota State Patrol, which is an agency dedicated to keeping Minnesota highways safe and to enforce traffic rules. Access the site to download important forms, peruse their self-help links and resources, and find the state patrol’s contact information.

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Carver County Cities We Serve

  • Chanhassen
  • Carver
  • Chaska
  • Cologne
  • Hamburg
  • New Germany
  • Mayer
  • Norwood Young America
  • Victoria
  • Watertown
  • Waconia

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Carver County Lawyer for DWI & Criminal Defense

If you or someone you know has been charged with a criminal offense, it’s vital you contact an experienced criminal defense attorney. James Blumberg at James Blumberg Law has over 15 years of experience practicing law. He can review your charges and use his skills to build a sturdy defense to prove you aren’t guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

Call us now at (952) 431-7758 and schedule a consultation today. James Blumberg Law accept clients throughout the greater Carver County area and adjacent counties including Scott County and Sibley County, Minnesota.

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