Clark County No Longer Honoring ICE Holds

Clark County No Longer Honoring ICE Holds Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a federal agency in charge of adjudicating immigration violations.  When an individual is arrested and there is an issue with their immigration status, ICE has traditionally issued what had been referred to as an “ICE Hold” or “ICE Warrant.”  In Vancouver, Washington, … Read more

Marijuana DUI Statistics

Marijuana DUI Statistics After the passage of the marijuana initiative in Washington last year, there has been a record number of marijuana DUI arrests. Statistics released by the Washington State Patrol show that in the first 6 months of the new law 745 drivers that were pulled over for suspicion of DUI tested positive for … Read more

24 Hour Sobriety Program

Field Sobriety Test

24 Hour Sobriety Program   Washington State recently enacted a new set of DUI laws which include a new “24 Hour Sobriety Program” for multiple offenders.  RCW 36.28a.330(5) defines the program as:   “24/7 sobriety program” means a twenty-four hour and seven day a week sobriety program in which a participant submits to the testing … Read more

New DUI Laws 2014

New DUI Laws for 2014 Starting January 1, 2014, the state of Washington will roll out the remainder of DUI laws that were signed by Governor Inslee earlier this year.  The full detailed list of changes to the DUI law can be found here.  The final set of laws that go into effect starting this … Read more

New DUI Laws Go Into Effect

New DUI Laws in Washington     Washington’s new DUI legislation is going into effect.  Below I have included a summary of the major changes to the law. Concentration (RCW 46.61.502) Still .08 for alcohol, but 5.00 NPM for Non-carboxy THC, or 0.00 NPM if client is under 21 For CDL it is “any measurable … Read more

Police Use Old DUI Form

Police Use Old DUI Form   Vancouver WA DUI Attorney The Washington State Patrol has not updated their Implied Consent Warning form they use during a DUI arrest. Implied Consent Warnings are explained to you prior to you choosing whether or not to take the BAC breath test. There is a whole body of law … Read more