Vehicular Assault

Client was charged with vehicular assault in Snohomish County Superior Court after he was involved in a one car rollover accident. A passenger was ejected from his vehicle and sustained a skull fracture. The police suspected our client was under the influence of alcohol and / or drugs. They attempted to locate a Judge but could not find one in a timely manner. The Detectives took a sample of his blood without a search warrant. Our investigation revealed that a District Court Judge informed police dispatch that she was available in five minutes to review the legality of the warrant. The Superior Court Judge ruled after a lengthy hearing that the search was unlawful and suppressed the blood test results.