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Mar 23

Last August, the Seattle Times reported on an elderly Seattle resident who was facing his 17th DUI case. Prior to 2007, a drunk driver could not be charged with a felony in the state of Washington for driving while intoxicated unless the driver caused serious injury or death. That law has since been changed, allowing prosecutors to charge an intoxicated driver with a Class C felony in cases where the driver had five DUI convictions within ten years. read more

Mar 12

In early February 2020, Seattle detectives arrested a suspect who was linked to two sexual assaults committed more than five years ago. These sexual assault crimes are extremely serious and can carry fines up to $50,000, prison time as high as a life term, or both. read more

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May 25, 2020

Ways a Breathalyzer Could Be Faulty

Although the breathalyzer is widely accepted as a means of "proving" BAC, the results of the device are actually nothing more than an estimate. Unfortunately, this "estimate" can be...

May 11, 2020

Seattle Crime Explodes During Coronavirus

The Coronavirus pandemic fully hit the United States in March 2020. In Washington, a stay-at-home order was officially issued on March 23 and since then, burglaries in Seattle have...