County Attorney Press Release
On February 11, 2011, a La Paz County jury convicted Blaze Michael Miracle, 22, of Phoenix, AZ, of DUI. In Arizona, a DUI conviction will bring about a mandatory sentence of not less than 10 days in jail which may include suspended jail time, a fine, special assessments and the installation of an ignition interlock device at sentencing.
The case was heard in the Parker Justice Court with Judge Charlene Weis presiding. The case was prosecuted by Dan Terrell of the La Paz County Attorney’s Office. The investigation was conducted by Officer David Duran of the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
On June 5, 2010, Miracle was stopped for speeding and unsafe lane violations, on State Route 95, at Mile Post 149. An investigation revealed Miracle was driving his vehicle with a .130 BAC, well over the legal limit of .08.