If you were arrested for a DUI within the city of Oak Harbor by Oak Harbor Police Officer(s) then your hearings will be within the jurisdiction of the City.
The City of Oak Harbor prosecutes DUI charges which are violations of City ordinances and in the case of Oak Harbor, the crime of DUI in the city is an adoption of the state code, but enforced by the city. The City's mission is to hold offenders accountable for their crimes. The City contracts with Island County for the provision of Judges, Clerks and courtroom facilities to provide the Oak Harbor Municipal Court. As a result, it is a division of the Island County District Court. The city has a full time prosecuting attorney, who is well versed in the law of DUI. Successful outcomes require an excellent working knowledge of the DUI law as well as the unique habits of the local officers.
“Jonathan, thank you for bringing the best possible outcome today in my case. It was a humbling and very sobering experience and I am mindful everyday of my personal responsibility and actions and those around me. My career has taken off and I’m glad to have this chapter behind me and will move onward past probation!”Julie