Former Clark County judge faces DUI accusation

first_imgA former Superior Court judge with a contentious history on the bench was arrested Sunday after allegedly driving drunk to a Salmon Creek supermarket and striking two vehicles.John P. Wulle, 65, was listed on the Clark County Jail roster Sunday evening but has since been released. He is scheduled to be arraigned on a charge of DUI, a gross misdemeanor, at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in Clark County District Court.Wulle was a Superior Court judge from 2001 until he was unseated in the 2012 primary election by David Gregerson. Before that, he served four years as a District Court judge and was an assistant state attorney general for 14 years.According to a probable cause affidavit filed in District Court, Clark County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched at about 1 p.m. Sunday for a reportedly drunk driver in the parking lot of Safeway at 13023 N.E. Highway 99.A witness, Lareana Larson, told officers that she was stopped at a traffic light at Northeast 20th Avenue and Highway 99, to turn left into the Safeway parking lot, when a silver Toyota Solara tapped her vehicle from behind twice. The two vehicles then drove into the parking lot, and she saw the Solara pull into a parking spot and crash into a vehicle parked in front of it, the affidavit states.last_img

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