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Prosecutors in Washington State are cracking down on criminal traffic offenses due to a massive surge in traffic fatalities. Last year alone, fatalities were up 10.5% from 2020. Traffic fatality numbers were at their highest levels since 2005. Many blame this surge on the roadways getting filled up again after a precipitous decline in traffic… Continue Reading »

Like so many other types of crimes, a DUI suspect does not have to actually be witnessed committing a crime. In other words, officers can act on a tip(s), as was the case last week when Seattle police arrested a man after he careened into several other vehicles and ended up in a Belltown storefront… Continue Reading »

According to RCW 46.61.502, the elements of a DUI in Washington State are: (1) driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor, marijuana, or any drug (a) and the person has, within two hours after driving, an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or higher; or (b) the person has, within two hours after driving, a THC… Continue Reading »

The Washington State Legislature has just passed Senate Bill 5000. Both the Senate and the House passed the bill unanimously; it was forwarded to Governor Christine Gregoire for signing on Wednesday. Under the measure, if the driver of a vehicle is the vehicle’s registered owner, the car cannot be picked up for 12 hours. If there are… Continue Reading »

A Skyway man – Mr. Dante Piggee – was recently charged with drunken driving, hit-and-run, reckless endangerment and driving with a suspended license in connection with an automobile accident that occurred last Wednesday in South Seattle. Mr. Piggee allegedly crashed his car while driving with his two small children; Mr. Piggee’s BMW sedan flipped after… Continue Reading »

On March 21, 2011 the public was informed that the Seattle Police Department (the “Department”) is investigating allegations that a specialty unit of police officers within the Department – know as “DUI Squad Officers” – mishandled a slew of DUI arrests in the City of Seattle. The Department has since pulled all but one of… Continue Reading »