If it seems as if there is a constantly rising cost of living, you’re right. The rise in prices extends beyond the grocery store and gas station, however. It’s more costly than ever to be convicted of DUI. Among those feeling the pain are cities being charged more by Maricopa County to house inmates.
The penalties for a DUI conviction in Arizona are serious. Depending on the particular circumstances of the case, a person accused of drunk driving could be facing a misdemeanor or a felony charge. In any case, a conviction can have negative effects on your freedom, your driving privileges, your employment, your finances and even your reputation in the community.