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Mesa Police Arrest Man for Extreme DUI After Drinking 22 Beers

During the early hours of June 7th, Mesa Police arrested Lorenzo Romero-Mizques of suspicion of extreme DUI and excessive speed. The police pulled him over after they observed the 22 year-old swerving and driving 30 miles over the speed limit near Mesa Drive and Main Street.

According to the report, Romero-Mizques disclosed to police that he had consumed 22 can of beer. The police also noticed that he had several unopened cans of Bud Light in his car at the time. The police tested Romero-Mizques’ blood-alcohol content and found it to be 0.169%.

If Romero-Mizques is convicted of extreme DUI in Arizona, he will face the following mandatory DUI penalties:

  • 30 consecutive days and up to 6 months in jail,
  • 30 day vehicle impoundment,
  • Ignition interlock device installed on his vehicle for 12-18 months,
  • Up to $2,500 in fines (plus surcharges),
  • 90 days minimum driver’s license suspension,
  • Alcohol screening and counseling,
  • Community service, and
  • 5 years of probation.

If Romero-Mizques has previous DUIs on his record, the penalties could be even more severe.

If you are arrested for DUI, it’s imperative that you contact an experienced Arizona DUI attorney as soon as possible to serve as your advocate. If you have been arrested for DUI, please contact an attorney for DUI at Oracle Law Group Office P.C. for assistance with your DUI case.

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