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Poulsbo Police-No Arrest of Sheriff’s Deputy Suspected of DUI

Posted Wednesday, January 6, 2016 by Andrew Charles Huff

Poulsbo police are taking heat for failing to arrest a Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office sergeant when he allegedly drove home from a theater intoxicated in October. The sergeant admitted to a Poulsbo officer on video that he drove home drunk on Oct. 16… read more

Supreme Court: No Protection for Paring Knife

Posted Thursday, December 31, 2015 by Andrew Charles Huff

A local man challenged a Seattle law prohibiting him from carrying a small, fixed-blade “paring” knife for the purpose of self-defense, arguing the law violates his right to bear arms under the 2nd Amendment and State Constitution. The threshold question… read more

Bainbridge Island Teacher Pleads Guilty

Posted Tuesday, December 29, 2015 by Andrew Charles Huff

A Bainbridge High School science teacher has pled guilty to having sex with a 16-year-old student. Jessica Fuchs, 26, received a 29-month suspended sentence for two sex offenses, including sexual misconduct with a minor. She was also sentenced for witness… read more

State Supreme Court Upholds Warrantless Records Search

Posted Friday, December 18, 2015 by Andrew Charles Huff

The State’s High Court just upheld a state law that allows investigators to obtain a suspect’s bank records without a warrant by using a little-known state law. The law allows police and prosecutors to obtain this information using a lesser standard than… read more

Supreme Court to Decide Criminalizing Breath Test Refusals

Posted Tuesday, December 15, 2015 by Andrew Charles Huff

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide whether states can criminalize refusing a breath test if arrested for DUI. Thirteen states already have such laws. In 2013, the Supreme Court ruled in the McNeely decision that police generally have to obtain a… read more

Seattle Making Things Easier for Marijuana Stores

Posted Tuesday, December 15, 2015 by Andrew Charles Huff

The Seattle City Council is creating opportunities for marijuana stores to open in the city…by adding space. One ordinance being considered would add land eligible for legal marijuana businesses by reducing the required distances between pot shops. Under… read more

SPD Suffering from Lack of Officers?

Posted Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Andrew Charles Huff

Are Seattle Police Officers slow to respond to property crimes such a vehicle prowls? If so, the blame might be a shortage of available officers. What most people might not realize is the Seattle Police Department simply doesn’t have the personnel to… read more

"Goodfella" Acquited by Jury

Posted Tuesday, November 17, 2015 by Andrew Charles Huff

Alleged “Goodfellas” mobster Vinny Asaro was recently acquitted by a New York jury in the infamous 1978 Lufthansa heist and a slew of other crimes. The verdict was a stunning blow to federal prosecutors. The 80-year-old Asaro is alleged to have served as… read more

Judge Joanna Bender Appointed to Superior Court

Posted Tuesday, November 3, 2015 by Andrew Charles Huff

District Court Judge Johanna Bender has been appointed to the King County Superior Court, replacing Judge Carol A. Schapira, who has served on the King County Superior Court bench since 1989. Judge Bender previously served as judge pro tem and staff… read more

Seattle Criminal Defense Lawyers

Posted Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by Andrew Charles Huff

We all have something in common, along with judges, court employees, law enforcement and any member of the public who needs to visit the King County Courthouse. That is WE NEED A NEW COUNTY COURTHOUSE. This 100-year-old monstrosity is literally falling… read more

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