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Scottsdale Drunk Law Struck Down

Scottsdale police are no longer permitted to cite or arrest someone solely based on being intoxicated in public. This is a result of the Arizona Court of Appeals opinion that stated that Scottsdale’s public-intoxication ordinance is actually preempted by a state law that prohibits local laws from criminalizing “being a common drunkard or being found…

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Law Enforcement in Full Force this St. Patrick’s Day

Tempe Police, Scottsdale Police and the Maricopa County Sherriff’s Office will be out in full force on St. Patrick’s Day. According to Tempe traffic Lieutenant Randy Wilson, Officers will focus primarily on downtown areas but will also be present in the surrounding neighborhoods. Lieutenant Wilson said the task forces are made up of Officers hoping…