Nobody is immune to the law—not even celebrities. Rapper Nelly, who was scheduled to perform in Washington on October 7, had a run-in with the law the morning of his concert. Police responded to a 911 call from a woman who claimed she was raped on the rapper’s tour bus. They found Nelly on his… Read More


Investigators from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Seattle have gotten 13 kilograms of drugs off the streets. They have recently convicted one of the 17 people arrested as part of the Operation Car Wash sting that tracked drug dealers in Mount Vernon. The 30-year-old man was one of more than a dozen drug dealers who… Read More


Those driving on Interstate 5 in Washington’s Whatcom County during the early morning hours of October 4 likely had their commute disrupted by a car driving in a reckless manner. The man drove in the wrong direction—he was in the northbound lanes heading south—for 19 miles before hitting a roadblock and crashing into multiple vehicles.… Read More


If you are driving and end up in an accident, what are your responsibilities as a motorist? If you are uninjured, can you simply drive away and keep going to your destination?   When any type of accident occurs—whether it involves a pedestrian, bicycle, motorcycle or other vehicles—you must stop at the scene. If the… Read More


When driving, you have a duty to follow traffic signals and laws and drive in a safe manner that keeps yourself and others safe. Unfortunately, though, sometimes motorists engage in activities that endanger themselves and others. In Washington, motorists who break the law because of their erratic driving behavior can be charged with a misdemeanor.… Read More


Three Seattle men who have lived in the same house for 55 years are facing charges for sex crimes against children after a relative discovered images of alleged sexual exploitation littered throughout the brothers’ cluttered home. The men—ages 78, 80 and 82—have been arrested and jail for their alleged crimes. They each face two counts… Read More


Driving while intoxicated comes with serious penalties in Washington and other states. One of those penalties is license suspension. Depending on the circumstances, you may have your license suspended anywhere from 90 days to four years. This is a long time to be without a driver’s license, especially if you work, go to school or… Read More


Identity theft is a crime that can result in serious consequences for people of all ages. It involves the use of personal information to apply for credit and steal money. Identity theft can cause damage to one’s credit and make it difficult to apply for loans. Many of those accused of identity theft may not… Read More


Being charged with a crime is a serious matter, requiring a swift and aggressive legal defense. Even otherwise minor incidents could leave you with a criminal record that prevents you from obtaining a job, a loan, or a place to live. The following outlines basic types of criminal charges in Washington and penalties associated with… Read More


Charges of driving under the influence (DUI) carry stiff penalties, not the least of which is driver’s license suspension. The loss of your driving privileges makes it difficult to get to school or work, and can impact your ability to provide for yourself and your loved ones. If you have been arrested and charged with… Read More