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High beams violation tips suspended driver's hand | Buckley Police Blotter

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LICENSE SUSPENDED: At 8:59 a.m. an officer stopped a driver on state Route 410 at the lower cemetery road for an RCW violation. The driver's license was found to be suspended in the third degree and he was arrested and issued a notice of infraction and citation before he was released on the scene.

HIGH BEAMS: At 11:57 p.m. Jan. 10, an officer was traveling south on state Route 165 when he observed a vehicle approaching with its high beams on. The vehicle passed with the high beams activated, a traffic violation. The officer stopped the vehicle and learned the man's license was suspended in the second degree. He was arrested and released to a licensed driver at the scene.

WARRANT: At 6:35 p.m. Jan. 11, the Bonney Lake Police Department advised they had a 19-year-old Buckley man in custody on an arrest warrant. The Buckley officer took custody of the prisoner at the SR 410 weight scales and booked him into Enumclaw Jail.

DUI: At 2:10 a.m. Jan. 13, an officer stopped a vehicle in theĀ  cemetery after hours. The driver appeared to have red, watery and droopy eyes, and was emanating an odor of intoxicants. He said he thought he would fail the voluntary field sobriety tests and refused them. He was placed under arrest and his vehicle was impounded.

SUICIDAL: An officer was dispatched to a suicidal man on Church Street. The man said he was bipolar and hallucinating. He said his new medications were messing with his mind, he needed help, and he wished he were dead. Medical aid transported him to the hospital.

MOTOR ACCIDENT: At 4:10 p.m. Jan. 15, officers were dispatched to SR 410 near Jefferson Avenue to respond to a two-car non-injury collision. A Buckley man had stopped for traffic while traveling westbound on the highway when the driver behind rear-ended his vehicle. No one reported injuries. The rear driver was told he would receive a notice of infraction in the mail for following too closely, and a collision report was completed.

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