Gov. Jay Inslee and a bipartisan group of lawmakers unveiled a plan on Tuesday that would make changes to the state’s impaired driving laws, including requiring an arrest on the first offense and mandatory jail time if offenders don’t enroll in a sobriety program after a second arrest.
Lawmakers are considering tightening up the state’s laws against driving under the influence after two recent cases that left three dead and two — including an infant — critically injured.
Star Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.
One unlucky Aloha home has been the crash-landing site of two different people suspected of drunken driving.
The Washington State Patrol is recommending a vehicular homicide charge against a 26-year-old Gig Harbor man who crashed his car on Highway 16, killing his 9-year-old nephew.
A Seattle police report on an incident involving Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins said the driver of a vehicle involved in a weekend accident had a bloody nose consistent with hitting his face on the windshield and the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage.
Seattle police say University of Washington standout tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday night.
The Colorado Rockies released a statement Wednesday afternoon regarding the arrest of player Todd Helton for driving under the influence of alcohol. According to the Rockies, Helton, 39, was arrested early Wednesday for DUI in Thornton.
Drivers who are required to pass a breath test before they get behind the wheel won’t get away with having someone else blow in the ignition interlock device.
Local authorities placed a hamster into protective custody after its owner, an intoxicated driver, was arrested.