Aggravated DUI

2/26/21 Update for Wrong Way Driving Felony Bill, HB2296

HB2296 would modify 28 A.R.S. § 1383.A.5, Wrong Way Driving DUI Felony, which makes the section referring to all “highways” applicable to “Controlled Access Highways or State Highways.”  As previously posted, although the proposed changes would help limit the applicability of the statute to what the Legislature intended (but did not explicitly say) when they… Read more

Bill to Modify DUI Wrong Way Felony Law

In 2018 the Arizona Legislature enacted a law, 28 A.R.S. § 1383.A.5, which made it a felony to drive the wrong way on a “highway” while under the influence.  The mandatory minimum sentence for this offense includes four months in the Arizona State Prison.  Under this law someone can be sentenced to State Prison for… Read more

Agg DUI Conviction Reversed When Breath Test Results Improperly Used at Trial

The Arizona Department of Public Safety has approved a breath testing device known as an Intoxilyzer 8000 for use to test the alcohol levels of persons arrested for DUI. The State Legislature has made it very easy for a prosecutor to have Intoxilyzer 8000 breath test results admitted into evidence in a DUI trial without… Read more

What is a Felony DUI in Arizona, Number 11, State v. Escobido

What is a Felony DUI in Arizona, Number 11, State v. Escobido. The purpose of this series of podcasts is to discuss the facts, legal issues and sentences imposed in Arizona felony DUI cases so people can have an understanding of how individuals can be found guilty of Felony DUI and what sentences can be… Read more

What is a Felony DUI in Arizona, No. 11, State v. Escobido

What is a Felony DUI in Arizona, No. 11, State v. Escobido. The purpose of this series of podcasts is to discuss the facts, legal issues and sentences imposed in Arizona felony DUI cases so people can have an understanding of how individuals can be found guilty of Felony DUI and what sentences can be… Read more

What is a Felony DUI in Arizona, No. 10, State v. Spillman

The purpose of this series of podcasts is to discuss the facts, legal issues and sentences imposed in Arizona felony DUI cases so people can have an understanding of how individuals can be found guilty of Felony DUI and what sentences can be imposed. The cases discussed in this series are primarily based on memorandum… Read more