More People are Getting Home Detention for DUI Arrests
In most jurisdictions that offer Home Detention on a 30-day jail sentence, you will only serve 6 days in jail and 24 days on Home Detention. While on Home Detention you would wear a GPS monitor and have a machine installed in your house that will require you to submit to 3 random alcohol tests per day. You will be able to leave your house for a maximum of 12 hours a day and 6 days a week. After work, you get to go home!
Home detention (House Arrest)In some but not all circumstances you may be able to serve out your sentence at home. While on Home Detention you would be required to wear a GPS monitor and have a machine installed in your house that will require you to submit to 3 random alcohol tests per day.
- The amount of jail time you serve in Arizona varies from city to city. For example, anyone arrested by Maricopa County sheriff’s deputies or Arizona Department of Public Safety officers under the suspicion of a DUI are of course processed through the Maricopa County justice courts. The Judges in Maricopa County are prohibited from handing down sentences for home detention.
- Typical home detention allows you to work 6 days a week, 12 hours a day
- Those who are granted home detention rather than serving their time in jail are required to wear an Electronic-monitor. The cost of the monitor is to be paid for by the defendant, and depending on the court it can range from $10 to $30 a dayCall Aaron Black if you have been charged with a DUI. We can discuss your Home Detention options.