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Law Enforcement ramps up for Cinco de Mayo DUI Patrols

Posted by Aaron J. Wolff | May 04, 2013 | 0 Comments

Special DUI Patrols for Cinco de Mayo

As Western Washington embraces some remarkable weather with record highs, it is likely that many people will be going out this weekend to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.  Washington drivers should be forewarned:  Special DUI enforcement will be on the roadways looking for impaired drivers, reports Q13 news.

Officers will be patrolling areas that are considered "high-risk" for impaired driving crashes, including Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue, Kirkland, Auburn, Renton and Kent, including other areas throughout King, Snohomish and Pierce Counties.  A Mobile Impaired Driving Unit (a converted "winnebago" with 3 breath test machines) will be in Kent to assist in processing drivers arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and/or physical control.

Prevent a Cinco de Mayo DUI arrest

The most obvious way to prevent a DUI arrest this weekend is to have a sober driver.  Other alternatives are to take a taxi or utilize public transportation.  In addition, several restaurants in the greater Puget Sound area will be handing out "Click it 2 Ride" cards.  These cards will enable impaired drivers to get a free ride home following their Cinco de Mayo celebrations.  Some of the restaurants participating in this free ride program are Azteca Restaurants (in King, Snohomish and Pierce Counties), Tapatio in Bellevue and LTD Bar and Grill in Seattle.

The attorneys at Wolff Criminal Defense are here to assist if arrested

At Wolff Criminal Defense, the attorneys limit their practice to defending people accused of DUI and/or Physical Control.  With over 12 years of experience successfully representing hundreds of Washington drivers, the attorneys are recognized leaders in the field of DUI defense and have received some of the highest rated reviews from former clients.  The attorneys regularly appear in courts throughout SeattleBellevueKirkland and all of the King County district courts.  Should you or a loved one have the misfortune of being arrested for DUI this Cinco de Mayo weekend, you can call and speak with one of our attorneys directly at 425-284-2000. The attorneys are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The first step following an arrest should be to contact an experienced DUI lawyer.  At Wolff Criminal Defense, we will do everything possible to protect your interests and pursue the best possible outcome.  Call immediately to speak with one of our experienced attorneys and schedule a free initial consultation.

About the Author

Aaron J. Wolff

A former DUI prosecutor, Aaron Wolff has over 16 years of experience in representing people accused of DUI and is recognized as one of the leading defense lawyers in Washington State. His relentless and passionate advocacy has lead to superb ratings and outstanding reviews from former clients.

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