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Michigan Politician Blames DUI on Dentures

Posted by William Kirk, Partner | May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Michigan politician was arrested for drunk driving last week. Following a failed Breathalyzer test, the politician says that the failed breath test wasn't due to anything that he drank, instead he blamed the dentures in his mouth, reports WILX 10. Flint city councilman Eric Mays was pulled ove...

How Accurate Are Breathalyzer Tests?

Posted by William Kirk, Partner | May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you are stopped for a suspected DUI, the chances are that an officer will ask you to submit to a Breathalyzer test. Unlike a blood test, a Breathalyzer test allows the officer to get an immediate determination of your blood alcohol level. However, unlike a blood test, Breathalyzer tests are mo...

Special Treatment for Rich DUI Defendant?

Posted by William Kirk, Partner | May 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ferrari-driver Shaun Goodman was arrested for a DUI earlier this year that involved him trying to outrun the cops, a passenger jumping out of the moving sports car, and Goodman eventually crashing into a house. This week, a Thurston County court sentenced Goodman to work release and protestors ar...

DUI License Suspensions in WA

Posted by William Kirk, Partner | May 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

You probably already know that you face serious criminal penalties if you are convicted of drunk driving in Washington. However, you may not know that you face non-criminal penalties as well such as a driver's license suspension. There are generally two separate license suspensions related to a ...

Drunk Driver Rams Patrol Car, Charged With DUI

Posted by William Kirk, Partner | May 09, 2014 | 0 Comments

In a bizarre drunk driving incident in Lakewood, a drunk driver allegedly purposefully rammed a Washington State Patrol vehicle twice on the highway before being stopped and arrested for drunk driving and vehicular assault, reports KIRO TV. The state patrol officer was traveling northbound on In...

Cinco de Mayo: 5 Facts About DUIs

Posted by William Kirk, Partner | May 04, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cinco de Mayo is a holiday to celebrate Mexican heritage and pride. However, the holiday is now widely celebrated in America as a time to drink and hang out with friends. As we celebrate Cinco de Mayo, here are five important facts you should know about drunk driving: You don't need a 0.08 blo...

Mountlake Terrace Police Commander Fired For DUI

Posted by William Kirk, Partner | May 03, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mountlake Terrace police commander Don Duncan has been fired after he was arrested for a DUI this January, reports the Herald Net. The 50-year-old Duncan was an 18-year veteran of the police force and had reportedly tried to talk his way out of the DUI with the Washington State Patrol. He even ac...

Felony DUIs in Washington State

Posted by William Kirk, Partner | Apr 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

In most cases, a drunk driving charge is considered a misdemeanor in the State of Washington. However, in certain circumstances, you may be charged with a felony DUI. Someone convicted of a felony DUI faces much more serious penalties and you will want to work with a King County DUI attorney if y...

Washington Underage DUI Laws

Posted by William Kirk, Partner | Apr 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many individuals assume that the only standard for a DUI in Washington is the 0.08 percent blood alcohol limit. However, drivers -- especially college-age drivers -- should know that a different standard applies to individuals under the age of 21. Underage Blood Alcohol Limit Washington law pro...

3 Considerations for Marijuana DUIs

Posted by William Kirk, Partner | Apr 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Driving under the influence of marijuana has been a hot topic since Washington legalized recreational marijuana use. Unlike alcohol use, it can be difficult to put a number to just how high is too high. However, this has not stopped Washington lawmakers from placing a cap of five nanograms of THC...

How High Is Too High To Drive?

Posted by William Kirk, Partner | Apr 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Arizona State Supreme Court ruled this week that a driver under the influence of marijuana must actually be impaired at the time of arrest, reports The Associated Press. The ruling overturned an earlier decision last year that allowed Arizona prosecutors to go after high drivers if they had a...

Impaired drivers busted in two-vehicle crash

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

A two-vehicle crash in Bellevue led to the arrest of two persons who were suspected to be impaired while driving, KING5.com reported on Thursday, February 27. According to reports the incident happened at around 2:00 a.m. when a vehicle driving 70 mph driven by a 29-year-old man crashed into ano...

Seahawks’ fullback player busted on DUI

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Seattle Seahawks' fullback player Spencer Ware was recently arrested and charged in Seattle for driving while intoxicated, a report on NWCN.com stated on Monday, January 13. According to police reports, the incident happened on January 12 when the 22-year-old footballer was pulled over by a stat...

Actress arrested in Los Angeles for driving under the influence

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Former child actress, Tami Erin, was recently apprehended in Los Angeles and charged for drunk driving. Erin, best known for playing the title character in “The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking,” was arrested on Saturday, December 14. Once authorities caught her and administered a sobriety ...

Ex NBA star, Tom Chambers, apprehended for DUI suspicion

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Retired NBA superstar, Tom Chambers was pulled over by police on Saturday, December 7 under suspicion of drunk driving. The incident occurred when Scottsdale Police saw the vehicle of the 54-year-old former Phoenix Suns forward swerving into a bike lane. Chambers was stopped, arrested, and later...

Woman sentenced for fatal DUI crash in Kirkland

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

A woman who was involved in a car crash that killed one person and injured three others was sentenced to imprisonment due to being found guilty of driving under the influence on Friday, November 22. According to reports, 43-year-old Kelly Ann Hudson was sentenced to 130 months of imprisonment in...

Man convicted for vehicular homicide

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mark Mullen was arrested for a March 25 car accident that claimed the lives of Judy and Dennis Schulte. Judy and Dennis Schulte, both retired teachers, were crossing the street when they were hit by Mullen's truck. They died immediately at the scene. Two other members of the Schulte family sustai...

Twin sisters involved in suspected fatal DUI crash

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

A fatal car accident in Seattle resulted in the death of one young woman and the injuries of two others on Halloween, according to KING 5. Reports show that the accident happened on Highway 20 of Oak Harbor when sisters Janeah and Janesah Goheen, both 17-years-old, together with friend Alysha Pi...

Kitsap deputy prosecutor arrested in Poulsbo DUI case

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kitsap County Deputy Prosecutor Barbara O. Dennis was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a rear-end collision that occurred in Poulsbo on October 9. Dennis was taken by the Washington State Patrol to Kitsap County Jail where she was later released after posting bail. The...

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