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On Feb . 6th at approx . 2 : 20am I was pulled over by a SPD officer while driving home to my apartment . I had just left a local bistro 5 blocks from my home . I just relocated back to Seattle 3 months ago from NYC ( the driver's license I still had ) and was driving a car that my brother had just given to me the day before which I had not yet registered in my name and had expired tabs . The officer pulled me over for attempting to make an illegal left turn and claimed I crossed into the oncoming traffic lane . This Is actually in the South Lake Union area and this particular " y " in the avenues is a bit confusing to navigate . Nevertheless , I was pulled over asked for all applicable doc . of which I only had the outdated registration still in my brother's name , my NYC driver's license and no proof of insurance . He then asked me if I had had anything to drink which I responded honestly to ( two martinis in the period of probable 2 . 5 hours ) . He then proceeded to ask me to get out of the car and consent to a " test " , to which I complied . He also noted that I was being recorded . He then asked me to say the " ABC's " . After which he then stated I failed , he arrested me and had a tow truck take my car away . Once at the station I was obviously scared and emotional . They put me in the holding room where the BAC machine is and informed me again , I was under video surveillance . After a while , he asked me if I would consent to a BAC test . I was very scared and asked to speak with an on call attorney . . . which I did . She informed me it was in my best interest to take the BAC lest my license be surely revoked for at least one year . . . so I complied . When the officer was administering the test the first breath he said was not heavy enough and to please breath longer and harder for the second attempt . I did so . After he administered the test he was having complications with the machine and called another officer in to help in the process . Finally , they said they could not give me the results at that moment , nor print them out but I would be sent the results in the mail . I was terrified . They then placed me ( cuffed ) in a room next door for a moment and finally brought me out . Handed me a DOL Request for Hearing Printout as well as just the vehicle report for my impounded car . They did not give me a citation , punch my card or give me a CAB ticket . Finally , they told me I was free to go and I took a cab home . I just today sent in my Request for DOL hearing as I finally received the notice of a 90 license suspension 60 days from the 8th of Feb . I still have received no citation or arraignment information in the mail and have checked with the Seattle Municipal Court Clerk multiple times . . . no citation or court date showing as of yet . I did however after weeks of repeated checking the West Precinct's BAC on line reports finally found that my results were posted . I was astonished ! . 21 ! I am very concerned . I have no prior record and I'm very concerned that the results were inaccurate . . . . I have made a request to the Municipal Court online to obtain all the records for this arrest to be mailed to me even though as of yet there is no record of a citation or court summons . Please let me know when we can discuss this . Thank you so much for you time .
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