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Drunk Driver's Bond Reduced After Fatal Accident

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A Phoenix Judge reduced the bond of a man who pled guilty to three counts of manslaughter, two counts of aggravated assault and four counts of endangerment after a drunk driving acident that killed three people.

Rigoberto Arrazola’s bond was reduced from $180,000 to $35,000 January 4th.

According to paysonroundup.com:

If Arrazola is allowed to plea bargain, it would be in direct contrast to a promise Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas made in August only days before Arrazola pleaded not guilty to three charges of manslaughter, two counts of aggravated assault and four counts of endangerment.

In announcing a campaign to make violent criminals stand trial, Thomas detailed a new policy that cited 12 violent crimes for which defendants would not be allowed to plead guilty to lesser offenses.

Read the full car accident article.