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WPIC 50.65 Public Park—Definition

11 WAPRAC WPIC 50.65Washington Practice Series TMWashington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal

11 Wash. Prac., Pattern Jury Instr. Crim. WPIC 50.65 (5th Ed)
Washington Practice Series TM
Washington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal
December 2021 Update
Washington State Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions
Part VIII. Drugs and Controlled Substances
WPIC CHAPTER 50.60. Enhanced Sentence—Controlled Substance Violations
WPIC 50.65 Public Park—Definition
“Public park” means land, including any facilities or improvements on the land, that is operated as a park by the State or a local government.
Use this instruction as applicable, with WPIC 50.61 (Enhanced Sentence—Controlled Substance Violations Under RCW 69.50.435—No Statutory Defense—Special Verdict) or WPIC 50.61.01 (Enhanced Sentence—Controlled Substance Violations Under RCW 69.50.435—Statutory Defense—Special Verdict).
RCW 69.50.435.
The enhanced penalty for selling drugs in a public park does not violate due process and equal protection guarantees. State v. Carter, 64 Wn.App. 90, 823 P.2d 523 (1992); State v. Henderson, 64 Wn.App. 339, 824 P.2d 492 (1992).
[Current as of November 2019.]
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