It can be difficult to pinpoint that exact moment in which a temporary stop by a police officer in the Phoenix metro area becomes an arrest, as it depends on the circumstances involved in the case. In general, a stop by a police officer in Phoenix, AZ can turn into a DUI arrest if the officer has reasonable suspicion or probable cause to believe that the driver is drinking and driving. Should an individual have questions about an arrest or DUI charge in the Phoenix metro area, they should contact a criminal defense attorney at JacksonWhite who can help them understand their rights.
To have your questions answered during a free DUI consultation, please contact myself, criminal defense lawyer, Jeremy Geigle at 480-818-9943. I can hold consultations at various locations throughout Phoenix’s East Valley, and can assess your case in relation to Arizona DUI law.