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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

Feb 25

Recently Seattle has gotten some bad press, but is Seattle crime truly out of control? Why are so many people convinced that Seattle is a dangerous and violent city full of crime? read more

Feb 13

Since the beginning of 2020, Washington State Patrol has arrested 200 drivers for driving under the influence. Even with the rise of ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber, drivers are still choosing to drive under the influence. When arrested, they face severe legal penalties and consequences. read more

Nov 25

A driver who crashed into two people at NE 125th Street and 28th Avenue NE left the scene of the accident. Of the two people he crashed into, the 77-year-old woman later died from her injuries. A hit-and-run accident like this could be charged as a Class C felony. Learn more about the penalties for a Class C felony and what to do if you leave the scene of an accident. read more

Jun 10

After striking a Washington State Patrol trooper's car on I-5 near Everett, a woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI. Both were fortunate they did not become another statistic to add to the alcohol-related death count for Washington State, which increased between 2016 and 2017. read more

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March 23, 2020

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