ESSB 5476 – State v. BlakeBill brief
Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts
In 2016, Spokane police officers executed a search warrant at the home of Shannon Blake with evidence of a stolen vehicle, where she was arrested. At the jail, a corrections officers discovered a small baggy of methamphetamine in the coin pocket of Blake’s jeans. The state charged Blake with possession of a controlled substance, in violation of RCW 69.50.4013.
HB 1558 (2021-22) HB 1559 (2021-22) HB 1560 (2021-22) HB 1561 (2021-22) HB 1562 (2021-22) SB 5476 (2021-22)
Behavioral health Courts Courts and criminal justice funding Drug and alcohol treatment Drug crimes Mental health Possession/controlled substance State v. Blake Substance use disorder (SUD)