Scottsdale sports fans understand that one of the apparent pleasures of writing about sports is that at the end of each year, the writer gets the opportunity to look back and relive both the highlights and lowlights of the past 12 months.
As you're driving around Scottsdale and nearby cities this coming holiday weekend, you might notice stepped-up police patrol activity. That's because around Arizona, law enforcement task forces are looking for drivers to arrest for DUI.
A Phoenix man has recently been arrested stemming from an incident involving a vehicle crashing into a house. Phoenix police suspect that the man was driving under the influence as he was driving through a residential neighborhood and lost control, running his car into the house. The man has been charged with DUI as well as multiple other crimes.
Being prepared when it comes to dealing with legal issues can make a great deal of difference in a person's situation. If a person is charged with drunk driving, they may wish to gather information relevant to their circumstances to better understand how to move forward. Such charges typically lead to one or more court appearances, and information on those proceedings could also help an accused individual prepare.
It is widely believed that the rich and powerful are typically treated with kid gloves by our criminal justice system. While there are undoubtedly numerous examples of this in our history, there are also examples of a rich or famous person being arrested, convicted and sentenced just as the average Arizonan would be.