SPRAGINS LAW OFFICES

SAMPLE OF RECENT RESULTS IN CRIMINAL CASES

CHARGES

COURT

SENTENCING RANGE

FINAL RESULT

Extreme DUI

(with accident)

Scottsdale City Court

30 Days Jail (minimum)

Not Guilty

(Jury Trial)

Extreme DUI

(BAC > 0.20)

Scottsdale City Court

45 Days Jail (minimum)

No Jail – plea to reduced charges

Influencing a Witness (3 counts)

Class 5 Felonies

Superior Court

(Maricopa County)

1-3.75 years prison

All Charges Dismissed

Operating a House

Of Prostitution

Class 5 Felony

Superior Court

(Maricopa County)

0.5-2.5 years prison

3 years probation

Reduced to Misdemeanor

Possession of Dangerous Drugs

Class 4 Felony w/ multiple priors

Superior Court

(Maricopa County)

6-15 years prison

Probation – no jail

Illegal Control of an Enterprise (2 counts)

Superior Court

(Maricopa County)

2 – 8.75 years prison;

and/or up to 5 years probation

Charges dismissed prior to trial

Theft, class 3 felony

w/ prior felony (13-703B)

Superior Court

(Pinal County)

2 – 8.75 years prison

Charges dismissed by Court

Aggravated Assault – Felony, with 2 prior felonies (13-703B)

Superior Court (Maricopa County)

2.25 – 7.5 years prison

Probation and no jail

Aggravated Assault –

Dangerous Felonies (2 counts)

Superior Court (Maricopa County)

7 – 21 years prison

(each count)

Probation and 6 months jail (deferred)

Acquisition of Narcotic Drug by Fraud; Forgery; Assisting a Criminal Syndicate, with 3 prior felonies (13-703C)

Superior Court (Maricopa County)

7.5 – 25 years prison on 2 counts;

6-15 years prison on 2 counts.

Probation and no jail

Possession of Marijuana; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Superior Court (Maricopa County)

3 years Supervised Probation + $2500 fine + Drug Treatment

Misdemeanor with 6 months unsupervised probation

Sale of Narcotic Drugs (multiple offenses); Possession for Sale of Narcotic Drugs; Trafficking in Stolen Property; Theft (multiple counts); Theft of Firearm; Burglary (multiple counts)

Superior Court (Graham County)

10.5 – 35 years prison with possibility of consecutive sentences of >100 years.

18 mos. DOC + probation

Child Molestation; Sexual Assault of a Minor

Tribal Court (Fort McDowell, Arizona)

2 years prison + probation + exclusion from tribal lands

Charges Dismissed following 2nd mistrial (hung jury)

Indecent Exposure (13-1402A)

Gilbert Municipal

Max 6 months Jail + probation + sex offender registration

Jury Trial Verdict: NOT GUILTY

DUI (1st offense)

Driving w/ BAC >0.08

Justice Court (Phx)

Jail (24 hours) + probation, fines, alcohol classes, ignition interlock

DUI charges dismissed – pled to reckless driving – $450 fine only

DUI (1st offense)

Driving w/ BAC >0.08

Phoenix City Court

Jail (24 hours) + probation, fines, alcohol classes, ignition interlock

All charges dismissed prior to trial

Extreme DUI (2nd offense)

Justice Court (Mesa)

60 days Jail + 5 years probation

3 days Jail with work release

Extreme DUI (2nd offense)

Fountain Hills Municipal Court

60 days Jail + 5 years probation

15 days Jail with work release + 15 days house arrest

Disorderly Conduct (fighting)

Fountain Hills Municipal Court

Max. 6 months Jail + 3 years probation + $2500 fine

$500 fine + deferred judgment (dismissed)

Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm, dangerous felony (13-704)

Superior Court (Maricopa County)

1.5 – 3 years Prison

Probation (12 mos.) + 5 days Jail

Aggravated Assault w/ Deadly Weapon;

Disorderly Conduct w/ Weapon, dangerous felonies (13-704)

Superior Court (Graham County)

5 – 15 years Prison mandatory

All Charges Dismissed prior to Trial

Theft of a Firearm; False Reporting to LE; Exhibition of Speed; Minor Consumption of Alcohol

Fountain Hills

6 mos. Jail max on each Charge + 3 years probation + $2500 fines on each Count.

$250 fine, no jail and no probation

Driving on Suspended License; Leaving Scene of Accident; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Fountain Hills

3 years Supervised Probation + max. 6 mos. Jail

$820 fines/restitution, no jail, no probation.

Indecent Exposure (13-1402)

Payson Justice Court

Max. 6 months Jail + 3 years supervised probation + sex offender status/registration

Dismissed 1 week prior to Trial

Criminal Trespassing, 1st Degree w/ Prior Felony and on Probation

Superior Court (Gila County)

1.75 – 2.75 years Prison + Probation Revocation

Dismissed

DUI; DUI – Drugs; Reckless Driving

Fountain Hills

Jail mandatory (24 hours) + 5 years Probation + Fines + 1 year license revocation

Dismissed at Pretrial Conference

Extreme DUI; Disorderly Conduct (domestic violence)

Payson Justice Court

30 days Jail mandatory + 5 years probation + DV/Alcohol Counseling Program+ Fines

Dismissed prior to Jury Trial (interests of justice)

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Mesa Municipal

3 years Supervised Probation + Drug Treatment + Fines

Dismissed at Pretrial Conference

Shoplifting

Phoenix Municipal

3 years Probation + 6 mos. Jail max. + Fines + Restitution

Dismissed