Monthly Archives: January 2014

Changes Abound Across the Nation

It appears that Washington is not the only state where DUI laws are being reviewed and rewritten to punish offenders.  For instance, Louisiana Legislators are considering a rewrite of state laws affecting operation of vehicles under the influence of alcohol and drugs that is endorsed by prosecutors and defense attorneys. The goal is to clarify… Continue Reading »

New Laws in Effect!

For those of you who don’t know, eleven new laws took effect in Washington state on January 1, 2014.  Most of the new laws are technical changes that won’t affect the everyday lives of Washington residents. One new law on the list changes the name of the crime of riot to criminal mischief, making it… Continue Reading »

Marijuana – The Changing Times

Not all states are as tolerant of Marijuana as the states of Washington and Colorado. Missouri sophomore football player Dorial Green-Beckham found that out the hard way after he was arrested in Springfield, Missouri with about a pound of Marijuana in a vehicle he was traveling in with two other men. Green-Beckham was previously charged… Continue Reading »

Tragedies Causing Havoc

On October 31, 2013, Cody Money, a 20 year old, was allegedly behind the wheel of a pickup when he drifted off the road, hitting and killing Justin Relethford, Justin, a 16 year old, had been walking his girlfriend home on the shoulder of State Route 410 near Warner Avenue in Enumclaw when he was… Continue Reading »