Arizona Misdemeanor Crimes
In Arizona, someone charged with a misdemeanor crime can face up to six months in a local or county jail depending on the crime, as well as a fine of up to $2,500. Arizona law fall under one of three designations, class 1, 2, and 3, with three being the least serious and 1 being the most serious. In cases where the court does not designate a misdemeanor, then the crime will be punished as if it was a class 2 misdemeanor.
Class 3 Misdemeanor
Someone charged with a class 3 misdemeanor can face a fine of up to $500 and up to 30 days in jail.
Class 2 Misdemeanor
Someone charged with a class 2 misdemeanor can face a fine of up to $750 and up to four months in jail.
Class 1 Misdemeanor
Someone charged with a class 1 misdemeanor can face a fine of up to $2,500 and up to six months in jail.
For certain drug-related crimes, someone convicted of a misdemeanor can face additional fines depending on the number of times they have been convicted and what crime they committed. See AZ Rev Stat § 13-821 for more details.
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