Drunk driver with 11 arrests is a threat

The April 18 Herald had an article about a guy who had his 11th arrested for driving under the influence. I am furious! First off, why was he still driving? He was not using the ignition interlock device. What he has done is going beyond his three strikes.

Dean Hermsen of Renton had been released from prison only five months ago after serving time for his 10th DUI, which was also his third felony DUI charge since 2006. This defendant is a grave danger to the community, and has shown no respect for the court or any willingness or ability to abide by any orders or laws.

He is a chronic abuser and needs a long time in prison. He should be locked up for a long time. The attorney general could actually do something good instead of playing games with politics.

Sam Cheyne


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