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Out-of-State Visitors can get DUI’s too

It’s pretty much common knowledge that Arizona has harsh penalties for DUI offenses, particularly in and around Scottsdale where the nightlife is constantly booming. So it seems second nature to us Arizonans to always plan ahead—carpool, designate a sober driver or take a cab. We’ve heard too many stories of friends getting DUI’s and we’ve…

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DUI Driver Who Killed Teen Gets Sentenced

A DUI driver who killed a teenage female in 2008 received his sentence last week. Manuel Contreras-Galdean, 33, pleaded guilty last year to one count each of manslaughter and aggravated assault for the Nov. 15, 2008, collision that killed 16-year-old Kelly Tracy of Mesa and injured her brother Matthew Tracy, then 17, as he was…

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Phoenix Bar Frontrunner for DUI Prevention

It’s most bars’ mission to serve customers with good food and drink while providing a fun and friendly atmosphere. And let’s be honest, it doesn’t hurt a bar’s bottom line to see its patrons indulging in a few too many, ultimately racking up large bar tabs. But there’s another thing that has been racking up…

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Decide Your Ride This Weekend

Many of us may still be recovering from last week’s St. Patrick’s Day madness, but it’s a pretty safe bet that a night out on the town is in store for this weekend. While there may not be a holiday marked on the calendar this week, Scottsdale police know that won’t prevent residents from indulging…

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If There Ever was a Funny DUI…

As funny as this video clip is, a DUI is no laughing matter. DUIs can affect your ability to carry a valid drivers license, your ability to keep or obtain employment, and a DUI can hit you very hard financially (with court fees, lost employment and possible increases in insurance). Another lesson to learn from…