Halloween is a holiday that can be celebrated by persons of all ages. Whether
you are dressing up, handing out candies, building a haunted house, or
taking the kids to a pumpkin patch, there is something to do for everyone!
While Halloween can be an enjoyable time, it is a day and weekend known
for the mischievous activities that occur during the evenings.
In fact, research states that numerous juvenile crimes occur around this
time of year. Underage drinking is amongst the most common. One study
conducted by two colleges in upstate New York found that 68% of 1,253
students participated in underage drinking on Halloween night and weekend.
Of course, this leaves the underage drinking students at large risk for
Additionally, vandalism and theft are common crimes that occur frequently
around Halloween time. Many young persons are arrested for smashing or
destroying pumpkins and other pieces of property, stealing candy, and
in the worst cases, breaking and entering into the homes of others.
How Juvenile Crimes Can Affect Your Life
Juvenile crimes can have a serious and negative effect on a person’s
life, regardless of whether or not a conviction is deemed a misdemeanor
Below is a list of ways a juvenile crime can impact an individual’s future:
- Can complicate or ruin the chances of attending college
- Can complicate or ruin the chances of finding a place to live
- Can complicate the process of obtaining a job
- Can make applying for a loan difficult
- Can raise the price of an insurance premium
- Can cause the individual to lose their license
- Can result in costly fines and penalties
Charged with a crime on Halloween night? Call Joey Gilbert Law for Aggressive
The Reno criminal defense lawyers at Joey Gilbert Law understand that a
person can make a poor decision due to a momentary lack of judgment. That
is why we are here. Our compassionate
Reno criminal defense attorney can help protect the future and rights of your child if your child has
been arrested on Halloween night or weekend. When you become our client,
we will examine every intricacy of your child’s case to formulate
an effective strategy.
If your child has been arrested, do not wait a second longer.
Contact Joey Gilbert Law today! We put our experienced lawyers in your corner.