Keagan Lee Johnson-Lloyd has been charged with terroristic threats and false imprisonment in Hennepin County, Minnesota. He apparently was in the hospital and a visitor came and supposedly gave him heroin. He was at the Mercy hospital on the fifth floor which is for mental health and chemical dependency patients. His behavior became erratic after his visitor left and went to the elevator and blocked a female from coming onto the floor. She was able to sneak by him and escaped from the elevator. He also tried to squirt his blood from his syringe onto the nurses. The nurses hid behind a protective glass but Lloyd was squirting the syringes through an open crack. One nurse got blood in his eyes and Lloyd was also trying to jab a nurse with the syringe.
What is False Imprisonment and Terroristic Threats in Minnesota?
Lloyd is being charged with false imprisonment under 609.255 subdivision 2 which reads “whoever knowingly lacking lawful authority to do so, intentionally confines or restrains someone else’s child under the age of 18 years without consent of the child’s parent or legal custodian, or any other person without the person’s consent, is guilty of false imprisonment.” Lloyd could be facing up to three years of jail and/or $5,000 fine for the false imprisonment charge. Because he restricted the woman from leaving the elevator, he intentionally confined her to the space without her consent. He is also facing up to five years in prison and/or $10,000 fine for the terroristic threat charge. Because he threatened the nurses with the intent to terrorize them, he was charged with terroristic threats. There are other way to get charged with terroristic threats such as displaying a replica firearm or by placing explosives or explosive devices to terrorize another. A client of Keller Law Offices was charged with terroristic threats for driving her car towards an individual in a parking lot. The attorneys at Keller Law Offices got her case dismissed on the day of trial. Terroristic threats and false imprisonment charges are serious and may lead to significant prison time. Talk to a Hennepin County criminal defense attorney to discuss your case. There are many different fact patters and scenarios that may lead to a false imprisonment or terroristic thteat charge.
Lloyd will need an experienced Hennepin County defense attorney. If you have been charged with terroristic threats or false imprisonment, contact Keller Law Offices. Max Keller is a criminal attorney who practices in Hennepin County, Minnesota. Because he is a criminal attorney, he has handled many criminal matters including those listed above. He has obtained many stays of impositions for his clients and stays of adjudication. Because Max Keller is a criminal attorney, he is able to explain the charges and process in a way that is easy to understand without using complex legal terms. Call 952-913-1421 to speak with a criminal attorney. Keller Law Offices offers payment plans in most cases and offers a free consultation. Max Keller will advocate for you. Please visit the firm’s website at www.kellerlawoffices.com