September 9

Chulalak Ratsbouth, accused prostitute, says detective took hour-long erotic massage

Chulalak Ratsbouth, accused prostitute, says detective took hour-long erotic massage

City Pages – 2011-09-09 By Mike Mullen Chulalak Ratsbouth, a massage therapist based out of Woodbury is alleging that police investigators used false information to obtain a search warrant. What’s more, her lawyer says undercover cops didn’t just check the place out, but got hour-long erotic massages during their investigation. Chulaluk Ratsbouth, a 28-year-old Plymouth…
June 28

State’s key witness recants statements

State’s key witness recants statements

Pioneer Press – 2011-06-28 The state’s key witness against Diane Bakdash – the Roseville mother accused of helping her son sell the car he allegedly used to kill a man – has recanted damning parts of his statement to police, the woman’s attorney contends. In a statement given to a private investigator working for the…
May 26

Shakopee attorney sentenced for tax evasion

Shakopee attorney sentenced for tax evasion

Star Tribune – 2011-05-26 Attorney Sam McCloud, known for his outsized personality and his ability to get clients and himself out of legal jams, showed little of his trademark brashness in federal court in Minneapolis on Thursday as he quietly accepted an 18-month prison sentence for tax evasion. McCloud, 68, of Shakopee, wearing a dark…
April 29

Alleged accomplice in son’s murder given reduced bail

Alleged accomplice in son’s murder given reduced bail

City Pages – 2011-04-29 Now that 66-year-old Diane Bakdash has appeared in court on the charge of accessory after the fact to murder, we’re getting a look at the criminal complaint against her, and seeing a glimpse of her defense strategy. Judge Daniel Mabley agreed to reduce her bail to $100,000 from the initial $1…
April 26

Attorney convinces court to reduce bail

Attorney convinces court to reduce bail

Star Tribune – 2011-04-26 Bail reduced for mom in fatal hit-and-run Diane Bakdash’s attorney made all the familiar arguments in pushing to have her bail lowered: She has a supportive family, she’s been a law-abiding citizen for years, she has a stellar work record. Then Ryan Garry told the judge something perhaps even more convincing….
April 26

Bail reduced from $1,000,000 to $100,000

Bail reduced from $1,000,000 to $100,000

Fox 9 News – 2011-04-26 Ryan convinced a Hennepin County District Court Judge to reduce his client’s bail from $1,000,000 to $100,000. His client is charged with Accomplice after the Fact to Second Degree Murder.
August 27

Man who posted anti-Islamic fliers won’t be fined

Man who posted anti-Islamic fliers won’t be fined

Kare 11 – 2010-08-27 ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A Waite Park man won’t have to pay fines for hanging anti-Islamic posters on utility poles in St. Cloud. An administrative hearing officer on Friday dismissed two $100 citations against [Client]. He ruled that St. Cloud selectively prosecuted him for violating an ordinance against posting materials on…
August 27

First Amendment win

First Amendment win

WCCO (Minneapolis) – 2010-08-27 Charges dismissed against [Client] who posted alleged offensive cartoons regarding the Muslim religion. St. Cloud City Attorney Matt Staehling expressed disappointment but says there will be no appeals. Prosecutors declined earlier to press criminal charges. [Client]’s lawyer, Ryan Garry, is championing the decision as a win for the First Amendment.
June 24

[Client] claims free speech right to slag on Muslims

[Client] claims free speech right to slag on Muslims

City Pages – 2010-06-24 By Hart Van Denburg Sometimes this whole defense-of-free-speech thing is darned annoying. Here we are, for goodness sakes, watching some guy from Waite Park named [Client] saying he’s well within his constitutional rights to post flyers on utility polls outside a St. Cloud mosque depicting Allah boffing animals. Leaving aside his…
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