Man Hits Tree Charged with Aggravated DUI
Twenty-one-year-old (21) Taylor Stiles was arrested for aggravated DUI after hitting a tree while driving with his son, a child under the age of fifteen (15), in the vehicle. According to Police, the accident occurred in Surprise at Carmen Drive and Northwest Ranch Parkway, and did not involve any other vehicles. Mr. Stiles told Police he was speeding and lost control of his vehicle. According to Court documents, at the time of the accident, Mr. Stiles was slurring his speech, mumbling and had a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.15. Neither Mr. Stiles nor his son required medical attention.
According to Arizona Revised Statute § 28-1383, “A person is guilty of aggravated driving or actual physical control while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs if the person does any of the following . . . (3) while a person under fifteen years of age is in the vehicle.” An aggravated DUI may result in serious penalties such as four (4) months in prison, fines up to $150,000, three (3) year license revocation and five (5) years probation.
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