There is almost no feeling worse than seeing flashing lights behind your vehicle when you know that you are drunk. About the only thing worse would be seeing those flashing lights heading your way after you were in an accident when you are drunk.
We recently discussed how some people who are facing drug charges in the Flagstaff area might end up participating in the Coconino County Drug Court program. This program can help the defendant avoid having to go to prison, but it entails following some very strict rules.
A primary concern for people who are facing drug possession charges is addiction. The defendants who are facing criminal charges and suffer from an addiction are often looking at a bleak future because simply spending time in jail isn't going to help the underlying problem.
A criminal trial begins with an investigation and arrest and is resolved by either an acquittal or conviction at trial, a plea bargain or by the prosecutor dismissing the charges.