Brewster also sought a new trial for alleged jury misconduct, which she failed to prove. The appellate court did, however, determine the trial court erred by ordering Brewster to submit to alcohol evaluation and treatment. Such a requirement may only be applied when evidence shows alcohol contributed to the criminal conduct at issue, which was not the case in this instance. Therefore, on October 26, 2009, the court remanded the issue with instructions to strike that portion of Brewster's judgment and sentence.
See: Brewster v. Wash., WA. App. Ct., Div. I, #62764-3-I.
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Brewster v. Washington
|Cite||WA. App. Ct., Div. I, #62764-3-I|
|Level||State Court of Appeals|