Monthly Archives: July 2012

Ex-mayor and Current Snohomish County Council Chair Arrested for DUI

Brian Sullivan, chairman of the Snohomish County Council, former Mukilteo mayor and a former state lawmaker, was arrested Thursday night for investigation of DUI in Mukilteo. The incident began when Mukilteo police received a 911 call at about 7:50 p.m. reporting a suspected drunk driver heading south on the Mukilteo Speedway. The caller said the… Continue Reading »

Arrested for DUI

On July 26, 2012, Mukilteo police arrested Snohomish County Council Chair Brian Sullivan for driving under the influence. Mr. Sullivan allegedly had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit. Councilman Sullivan is currently running in the August primary election for a one-month term in the 1st Congressional District seat Jay Inslee previously vacated… Continue Reading »

The Unfortunate Consequences of Violating a No Contact Order

Under most circumstances a willful violation of a no contact order (“NCO”) is a gross misdemeanor in Washington State. This means that a person charged with a NCO violation faces up to a 364 days in jail and a $5,000 fine. Moreover, since violating a “Domestic Violence” no contact order is itself labeled a crime… Continue Reading »

No Charges Filed

Although there is a big difference between how much evidence is necessary to file criminal charges and how much evidence is needed to prove a person guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, the government often errors on the side of filing criminal charges and worrying about what proof problems they may have after the fact. In… Continue Reading »

Don't Let Things Hold You Back

Getting criminally charged doesn’t have to ruin a person’s life. The real key is taking the steps to ensure positive things happen; minimize the negatives, emphasize the positives. Set a goal and go after it. Don’t let people or convictions get in your way. Reagan Dunn, a republican candidate running for state attorney-general has done… Continue Reading »