Saturday, May 26, 2012

Astoria DUII Prosecutions - Judge Norblad Discloses His Decision

Circuit Judge, Albin Norblad, on May 22, 2012, in a letter to Assistant Attorney General, Thomas Castle disclosed his decision on the issue of DUII Prosecutions in Astoria Muncipal Court and this is his statement......"It is this court's opinion the distrisct attorney controls and directs prosecutions of DUII's in all the courts in his county and in this case, The City of Astoria. This would include all DUII's filed under state statute or city ordinance. Further, it is the court's opinion that the district attorney , under ORS 221.339(5) can allow prosecutions be handled by the city attorney."

Read Judge Albin Norblad's Full Decision Document

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Good for Josh, Now he can prosecute all the cases, DUII and all the rest, that go to the former Astoria Municipal Court. That will be better and cheaper for all of us. There is no reason to have all these courts anyways.