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Aggravated DUI charge given to Justin Blackmon

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Justin Blackmon was arrested on Sunday in Stillwater, Oklahoma around 3 a.m. after police officers suspected him of driving under the influence. The former football player for the Oklahoma State University Cowboys was pulled over, and eventually arrested for driving under the influence after he f...

Detroit Lions tackle charged with driving under the influence

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nick Fairley is back in the tabloids, this time for driving under the influence in Alabama. The Detroit Lions defensive tackle was arrested around 1 a.m. on Sunday morning after he was clocked at driving more than 100 miles per hour. He was charged with eluding police, driving under the influenc...

Stay safe this holiday weekend

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and this holiday is often accompanied by celebrations and festivities that involve the consumption of alcohol. Due to the increased amount of people on the roadways, more police officers will be patrolling the streets for drivers breaking the law. There will also...

Former beauty pageant winner charged with DUI

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

In 2010, Tori Vance walked away with the Miss Arizona Teen USA title. Two years later, at the age of 18, Vance was arrested in California on suspicion of driving under the influence. Tori was driving in Los Angeles on May 5 when she proceeded to make a U-turn that was deemed illegal. A Los Angel...

More legal troubles for Matthew Fox, arrested for DUI

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Actor Matthew Fox was arrested around 3 a.m. on Friday morning and charged with driving under the influence. Fox was in Bend, Oregon, when a police officer noticed he was not staying in his correct lane on the road and ultimately pulled him over. The 45-year-old had a passenger in his vehicle at...

Drunk driving and Cinco de Mayo

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

This Saturday marks the Mexican Independence Day holiday, Cinco de Mayo. This holiday is celebrated by many, and large amounts of liquor and beer are usually consumed. Police in several cities throughout the country are urging individuals to secure a safe ride to and from Cinco de Mayo festiviti...

Distracted driving just as dangerous as driving after drinking

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Government is focusing on informing the public of distracted driving this month in an attempt to reduce the number of fatal car accidents that take place each year due to the issue. Operating smart phones inside motor vehicles is considered one of the most  hazardous distractions a driv...

Police in West Hollywood arrest Amanda Bynes on DUI charges

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday morning around 3:00 a.m., former actress Amanda Bynes was suspected of driving under the influence and taken into custody by police in West Hollywood. Bynes, who in 2010 announced that she was retiring from acting, had just turned 26-years-old. She was near a patrol car in West Hollywo...

City of Seattle wants bars to stay open later

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The city of Seattle is interested in having bars stay open past their 2 a.m. closing time. They have sought the approval of the Washington State Liquor Board. At this time, the request has neither been approved or denied, but there is a great deal of opposition to the proposal. Critics argue tha...

Man attempts to flee police after hit-and-run crash

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Seattle police officers suffered from minor injuries when a man attempted to flee from police after an alleged DUI accident. According to officials in the case, the incident began just after 11 p.m. when a witness called police after seeing a car hit another car on MLK Jr. Way South. The car'...

Bobby Jenks arrested for DUI, other charges

Posted by Unknown | Mar 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Red Sox relief pitcher, Bobby Jenks, has now been arrested for a DUI, hit-and-run and property damage. According to police officials, Jenks was arrested in Fort Myers, Fla. and charged with five misdemeanor charges including three counts of property damage from a DUI, hit-and-run, and one count ...

Head-on collision may have been caused by DUI accident

Posted by Unknown | Mar 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

An investigation is underway at this time in order to determine whether a head-on collision on Aurora Bridge was caused by a drunk driver, according to local police officials. The accident occurred on Aurora Bridge near 38th Street when a truck crossed the center median and collided with SUV. T...

Kent County police step up DUI patrol for St. Patrick's Day

Posted by Unknown | Mar 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Police officials in Kent County will be increasing their DUI patrols over the St. Patrick's Day holiday in order to prevent people from drinking and driving. Between March 8 and March 19, there will be additional law enforcement patrols on the road in order to arrest those who are driving under ...

Drunk driver drives into Philadelphia International Airport

Posted by Unknown | Mar 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, a driver suspected of drunk driving drove onto a runway at the Philadelphia International Airport, causing flights at the airport to be delayed for a little over half an hour. Airport officials were concerned about the safety of people at the airport and passengers on incoming and outg...

Seattle police officer arrested for DUI

Posted by Unknown | Mar 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Early Saturday morning, a Seattle police sergeant was arrested for driving under the influence and involvement in a hit-and-run accident. According to the State Patrol, officers reported that the sergeant committed a series of traffic violations in the department-leased Chevrolet Impala.  The se...

I-5 accident injures 5 in Seattle

Posted by Unknown | Mar 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three motor vehicles and a semi-truck were involved in a collision on Interstate 5 late Monday night that left five people with varying degrees of injuries. All of the vehicles were northbound when a 31-year-old driver lost control of his Mitsubishi Eclipse, and crashed into two other vehicles. ...

The biggest Sunday of the year

Posted by Unknown | Mar 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Seattle DUI defense attorneys of Cowan Kirk Gaston Law Firm are super excited to announce the 2012 Super Bowl this Sunday. Kicking off at 6:30pm EST this Sunday the New York Giants will play the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI.  The Giants record is 12-7 going into the game after they ju...

Snowstorm to hit Seattle

Posted by Unknown | Mar 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Seattle is expecting a snowstorm this Wednesday after city officials spent all of Tuesday preparing for the unusual weather. The western Washington is more accustomed to rain, the National Weather Service reported that large amounts of snow were due to hit the Seattle area and western parts of t...

960 DUI arrests made in King County over holidays

Posted by Unknown | Mar 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

960 arrests were made over the holidays in King County of drivers under suspicion of driving under the influence. According to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, from Nov 24 – Jan 2, DUI patrols in King County made a significant number of arrests.  There were 3,812 arrests made across the...

Seattle holiday events this week

Posted by Unknown | Mar 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Seattle DUI defense lawyers of  Cowan Kirk Gaston Law Firm are thrilled to announce Christmas events around Seattle… Santa Claus will be visiting Westwood Village from 11am-2:30pm/ 3:30-8pm weekdays and 11am-2:30pm/3:30-6 Saturdays and Sundays through Christmas Eve.  He will be sitting just east...

Proposed legislation for drunk drivers and sentencing

Posted by Unknown | Mar 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tougher legislation for drunk driving fatalities is being proposed by Washington state Rep. Christopher Hurst, D-Enumclaw, King County prosecutor Dan Satterberg, and Pierce County prosecutor Mark Lindquist. The new legislation would increase the sentence for vehicular homicide from the current 3...

DUI driver hits pedestrian on Christmas Eve

Posted by Unknown | Mar 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

On December 24, a 66 year old female pedestrian was struck by a Honda Accord on the intersection of NW 90th Street and 8th Ave NW. According to police, a 55-year-old male driver was driving on NW 90th Street approaching 8th Ave NW and turned south onto 8th Ave NW when he struck the woman.  The w...

Six pedestrians hit by driver in DUI crash

Posted by Unknown | Mar 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

At 2am Saturday morning, at the intersection of 36th street and Phinney Avenue North, a man crashed his vehicle into a crowd and struck six pedestrians in front of Nectar Lounge in Fremont. One witness stated, “I know I saw for sure two bodies and then it looked like clumps of clothes and shoes ...

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