Monthly Archives: September 2019

107 – An Unlucky Number for SPD

As tv shows like 20/20, 60 Minutes, 48 Hours and Dateline have all proven over the years – DNA solves cases, both recent and ‘cold’. Heck, 20/20 just had a show about the notorious Mandy Stavik murder case in Whatcom County, Washington. That 1989 cold case was solved with DNA. The guilty culprit, Timothy Forrest… Continue Reading »

Acting Goofy Not so Fun

There is no doubt that people do all sorts of goofy things when they are inebriated, that goes without saying. But calling 911 to report yourself driving under the influence? That takes a special kind of goofy, right? Well in a stranger than fiction type of moment that is exactly what happened last month in… Continue Reading »

Gettin’ Caught, Gettin’ Cute

Recently, a perfectly good plan was thwarted by an ‘on-the-ball’ WSP trooper in Snohomish County, Washington. The crafty driver, realizing that they could use a black sharpie to color in their expired tab, did just that … colored in a black tab for the year 2019. The trooper was so impressed that she actually tweeted… Continue Reading »

It is All in the Numbers

It seems that with every holiday, Washington State law enforcement compiles and disseminates the state’s driving under the influence (“DUI”) numbers related to the same. This past Labor Day was no exception. On Tuesday Troopers with the Washington State Patrol (“WSP”) released data on the number of DUI arrests made over our sunny Labor Day… Continue Reading »