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Tag: Highway 512


DUI: Confiscate offenders’ vehicles

Having lost a close family friend to drunk driving in my teens, I have grown tired of seeing others go through the same thing. The Barkus family was destroyed in August 1999; a sign marks the spot just above the Puyallup Fairgrounds on state Route 512.

At what point do the people of Pierce County say, “Enough is enough”? Too often the suspect is a repeat offender. We elect officials to handle this matter. The police are tired of spineless laws that turn drunks back out onto the street to offend over and over again.

The solution is simple, and

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