Monthly Archives: September 2016

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Medical Marijuana Breathalyzer and DUI Laws

  What is Medical Marijuana in Arizona? The Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA) was passed by voters in 2010.  According to the law, medical marijuana patients with a debilitating medical condition are allowed to possess up to 2.5 ounces of usable marijuana once a prospective patient receives a doctor’s recommendation and obtains a medical marijuana [...]

By |2017-08-09T15:24:12+00:00September 29th, 2016|DUI, Marijuana|Comments Off on Medical Marijuana Breathalyzer and DUI Laws

86 Miles per Hour and You’re a Criminal?

Did you know that if you drive 86 miles per hour the police can give you a criminal traffic ticket? It’s true, and it’s a Class 3 Misdemeanor which means that a conviction for a criminal traffic ticket for excessive speed could get you sent to jail for 30 days, get fined up to $500, [...]

By |2017-08-09T15:24:12+00:00September 10th, 2016|Criminal Traffic|Comments Off on 86 Miles per Hour and You’re a Criminal?

How did Mesa Police Officer Rick Van Galder only get 3 days jail for a Super Extreme DUI?

Many people are up in arms (rightfully so) over the fact that former Mesa Lieutenant Rick Van Galder, who was convicted of a super extreme DUI in Gilbert earlier this year, can be seen frolicking with the Scottsdale Police while he was supposed to be in custody (link to record of court disposition): Screen capture [...]

By |2017-08-09T15:24:15+00:00September 9th, 2016|DUI|Comments Off on How did Mesa Police Officer Rick Van Galder only get 3 days jail for a Super Extreme DUI?