Friday, September 2, 2011

Judge refuses to dismiss charge in Seattle DUI arrest flap

This a follow up on previous posts regarding this DUI issue with the Seattle Police Department DUI Squad.  "On Thursday a Judge declined to dismiss a DUI case or suppress the DUI officer's testimony testimony despite the officer's admission that he violated Seattle police policy when he falsely stated his sergeant had screen a Seattle DUI arrest."

"In short," said Seattle Municipal Judge Steve Rosen, the legal wrangling is "much ado about nothing."  Lawyers for [the defendant] asked Rosen to dismiss the case or suppress the testimony because of the arresting officer's action.  The City of Seattle opposed the request.

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