Monthly Archives: September 2011

Friday Crash, DUI Arrest

On Friday a car crashed into an apartment in Lakewood, Washington injuring a man inside the apartment. The car allegedly drove through the wall of a ground floor unit at the Emerald Village Apartments and hit the man while he was playing X-Box. He was allegedly trapped underneath the vehicle for a period of time.… Continue Reading »

Oakland Raider Criminally Charged

Assault and battery charges do not just arise in Washington State. Unlawfully using force is a crime in all fifty states. To that end, Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski has been criminally charged in California with misdemeanor battery and false imprisonment for allegedly using force against a woman in September of 2010, according to news… Continue Reading »

SPD Sergeant Retires, Avoids Being Fired

Seattle Police Sergeant David Abe has apparently chosen to retire in lieu of being fired by the Seattle Police Department. Sergeant Abe was a police officer for nearly 33 years. The decision was made after an internal investigation found misconduct in Sergeant Abe’s supervision of DUI arrests; an audit found dozens of SPD DUI cases… Continue Reading »

Special Veteran's Court to Open this Month in SMC

According to the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, one in six veterans returning from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq has a substance-abuse problem and one in five has symptoms of a mental disorder or cognitive impairment. In response to this, the Seattle Municipal Court is set to open a special court September 20,… Continue Reading »