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Blog Posts in January, 2014

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  • Reduced Jail Terms for Extreme DUI Offenses Are Not Applied Retroactively
    Reduced Jail Terms for Extreme DUI Offenses Are Not Applied Retroactively

    Beginning in 2012, judges in Arizona were afforded the authority to reduce a significant portion of the 30 day jail sentence that is required upon a conviction for extreme DUI . Prior to that time, ...

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  • Driving On a Suspended License is Addressed by the Arizona Court of Appeals
    Driving On a Suspended License is Addressed by the Arizona Court of Appeals

    In a recent opinion published by Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals, the court ruled that the prosecution must prove that a driver either knew or should have known that his license was ...

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  • Dealing With the Police When They Suspect a DUI
    Dealing With the Police When They Suspect a DUI

    Being pulled over by the police can be a frightening experience. The flashing lights in your rearview mirror, the chatter of the dispatcher over the officer's radio and the bright flashlight being ...

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  • Two Arrested in Phoenix on Methamphetamine Charges
    Two Arrested in Phoenix on Methamphetamine Charges

    Last week, two men were arrested by narcotic detectives from Maricopa County on charges related to an alleged meth buy. The detectives were responding to a tip and had set up an undercover ...

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  • The Scottsdale Police Department Crime Lab--The Story Continues
    The Scottsdale Police Department Crime Lab--The Story Continues

    Recently, many local news outlets have begun to cover the ongoing problems at the Scottsdale crime lab. The public attention that has been brought to bear on these issues was precipitated by a recent ...

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  • Woman on Phone in Front of Officer:
    Woman on Phone in Front of Officer: "I Have to Go, I'm Getting Arrested for DUI Again"

    On Thursday, December 19, an Arizona woman was arrested in Cottonwood on charges including drunk driving. According to news outlets, a police officer came up to a vehicle parked on the sidewalk to ...

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