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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...

Former NLF player Bernie Kosar arrested for DUI

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Police arrested former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar for driving under the influence in Cleveland on Sunday, September 29. According to a police statement, 49-year old Kosar was driving alone in his vehicle when he was stopped about 2:45 a.m. for speeding. The police officers smelled alcohol a...

Drunk mother charged in car wreck with kids in the backseat

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nancy Anne Deen of Dumfries, Virginia hit a tree while driving along Brentsville Road in Manassas. Her two children, a 3-year old boy and a 1-year old girl, were in the backseat of the vehicle. Nobody sustained injuries from the crash, according to the police. Deen was arrested and found to be d...

Texas Prosecutors drop DUI charge against Walmart heiress

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

DUI charges filed against Walmart heiress Alice Walton in 2011 were dismissed by Texas prosecutors on Monday, September 9. According to Parker County, Texas Prosecutor John Forest, the suspension of the Texas Highway patrol trooper who carried out the arrest prompted the prosecution to drop the c...

Son of former Washington, DC mayor arrested for DUI

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The son of former Washington, D.C. mayor and incumbent councilman Marion Barry was arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and marijuana possession in Virginia on Friday night, August 16. According to investigators, police apprehended 33-year-old Marion Christopher Barry after...

Seattle’s Seafair Festival Opens as New BUI Laws Take Effect

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Seafair, Seattle's month-long annual celebration, kicks off with Seafair weekend from August 2nd-4th. With a wide range of different events and activities for Washington residents of all ages to enjoy, the activity is sure to draw thousands to the Seattle area, including boaters looking to enjoy ...

Washington Introduces Tougher BUI Laws

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boating under the influence of alcohol (BUI) has been a criminal offense in Washington for quite some time, but new changes to BUI laws will significantly increase the penalties for this act. Effective July 28th, the fines for BUI will increase from $1,000 to up to $5,000 and criminal penalties m...

Washington DUI offenders face stiffer penalties

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

A bill that was passed into law during a signing ceremony at the Tacoma Washington State Patrol headquarters on Thursday, July 18 will make drivers charged with driving under the influence in Washington face stiffer penalties. The DUI bill, signed by Washington Governor Jay Inslee, will require ...

DUI fatality suspect in Seattle pleads guilty

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The drunk driver responsible for the death of another driver in a fatal crash last April pleaded guilty on June 21. A 10-year imprisonment term was recommended by King County prosecutors against 25-year-old Michael Robertson after he pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide regarding the accident in...

“Hollywood Heights” actor arrested in LA for DUI

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Television series actor Cody Longo was arrested in Los Angeles for driving under the influence after motorists noticed him driving aggressively, early in the morning of June 6. The 25-year-old star of Nickelodeon Hollywood Heights was pulled over by authorities after they noticed him flashing li...

Former NBA player jailed after fatal Georgia accident

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

A former NBA player was jailed after being charged with vehicular homicide. The charge stems from a car accident that he caused in Atlanta on May 31. Ex-NBA All-Star Daron “Mookie” Blaylock surrendered on June 10 after being involved in a fatal car accident that killed a 43-year-old woman in Jon...

3 DUI arrests made within 2 hours in 1 location

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three DUI arrests were made by state troopers in a span of almost two hours on Fairgrounds Road in Central Kitsap in the early morning of May 11. The first arrest happened at about 2 a.m. when a trooper chased a car driven by 25-year-old man on Bucklin Hill Road who refused to pull over. The car...

Tougher DUI laws introduced in Washington

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Washington State recently introduced harsh new DUI laws that include prolonged jail terms and a 24 hour alcohol monitoring system. The new DUI laws were proposed in regular session by Gov. Jay Inslee with a bipartisan group of lawmakers and include a mandatory six months jail term for repeat dru...

2 dead and 2 critical in Seattle DUI crash

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two people died and two others are in critical condition in Seattle after they were struck by a vehicle driven by a man allegedly under the influence. Seattle police said retired teachers Dennis Schulte, 66, and his wife Judy, 68, were walking together with their daughter-in-law Karina Ulriksen-...

Suspected DUI Arrested for Injuring Motorcyclist

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recently, a man was arrested under suspicion of DUI after his car hit a motorcycle heading southbound West of Lynnwood. Washington State Patrol Trooper Mark Francis said Toby Toro, 20, was arrested after his car pinned a motorcycle on I-5 near 44th Avenue. The 29-year-old motorcyclist from Seatt...

Crash with Pedestrian Leads to Arrest of Bus Driver

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

A bus driver suspected of driving under the influence was arrested after he hit a pedestrian in downtown Seattle earlier this month. The 32-year-old man who was hit by the bus became disoriented, but left the scene with non-life threatening injuries. Medics later found him on Fourth Avenue and P...

New Information Released in Wakeboarding Death

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The King County prosecutor's office released more information on the death of a local wakeboarder that occurred last summer. According to reports, the boat's operator was arrested on suspicion of BUI after the death of wakeboarder he was pulling, Nate Bahner 33, but it does not appear that the o...

Drunk driver strikes 2 Seattle Detectives

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday morning, two Seattle Police detectives were injured in a car accident with a drunk driver. The detectives, who are part of the SPD gang unit, were in an unmarked patrol car at the time of the accident. The drunk driver, a 42-year-old woman, was operating a Volkswagon Beetle around 2 a....

CDC study shows teen drinking and driving is down

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

A recent study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that drinking and driving for high school teenagers has decreased by more than 50 percent in the last 20 years. In 1991, high school students who were at least 16 years of age were surveyed to determine how often ...

Seattle Seahawks player pleads not guilty in DUI case

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

On July 14, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was arrested in California on suspicion of driving under the influence. He was allegedly swerving in his lane on Interstate 880 in Oakland before he was pulled over. At the time of his arrest, his breathalyzer test registered at 0.08, the ...

Cat Cora, Food Network chef, arrested for DUI

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Celebrity chef Cat Cora, known for her roles on the Food Network shows Iron Chef America and Around the World in 80 Plates, is facing DUI charges after being arrested in Santa Barbara on June 17. Cora, 45, was leaving a tavern in Santa Barbara when she caused a traffic accident with another vehi...

Nationwide boating fatalities are at their highest

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to a U.S. Coast Guard report, individuals boating under the influence have led to the largest number of boating fatalities in the United States since 1998. The 2011 report that was issued by the Coast Guard shows that people who are operating boats under the influence of alcohol or dru...

I-5 crash injures three people

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Monday, a rollover crash injured three people on I-5 near Bow Hill Road. According to the Washington State Patrol, at around 3:30pm, Daniel L. Burgess, 65, of Bellingham, and Catherine E. Roffe, 52, of Langley, B.C. were driving northbound on I-5. Burgess crossed his 1992 Cadillac Deville int...

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