Court Proceedings

Brown County

District Court

• Lisa M. Tauer, 25, 31291 CR 20, Comfrey, was charged with gross misdemeanor DWI-refuse to submit to chemical test, blood or urine as required by search warrant and misdemeanor fourth-degree DWI Feb. 1.

According to court documents, Brown County dispatch for a 911 call about a driving complaint near the intersection of CR 13 and CR 24 at 9:23 pm., Jan. 16. The complaint was a red truck was switching lanes, driving erratically, and southbound towards Hanska. At 9:30 p.m., dispatch got a similar 911 call and the vehicle was driving without a tire, and turned east on 150th Street.

A deputy did a traffic stop on 150th Street and identified the driver as Tauer. The rear window was broken out, mirrors missing, front windshield broken, front driver’s side tire missing, vehicle operating on wheel rim and both front pillars were damaged.

Tauer admitted drinking too much that night in Sleepy Eye and remembered crashing some place. She displayed intoxication clues and failed certain field sobriety tests. A Preliminary Breath Test read .105, then .211. Tauer was arrested for DWI. She refused to submit to a chemical test.

• Miranda D. Hein, 29, 2526 S. Bridge St., New Ulm, was charged with gross misdemeanor failure to obtain a dual body art technician license Feb. 1.

According to court documents, New Ulm Police talked to a woman Jan. 5 who said her two minor children got tattoos by Hein on their hand, eyebrow and left ankle. Both children said they also got piercing.

One of the juvenile’s described the tattoo equipment as a needle with a string wrapped around it and an Indian ink container.

Officers executed a search warrant at 2426 S. Bridge St. and located a bottle of black Indian ink, a paper towel with two threading needles. Hein also gave officers a glass pipe, used to smoke marijuana. Police smelled the odor of burnt marijuana in the pipe.