Don’t Get Caught with a Warrant During a Storm

Posted on Oct 4, 2013 in DUI/DWI, Local Issues, Weather

Photo courtesy of wwltv.com

Photo courtesy of wwltv.com

As Tropical Storm Karen heads towards the New Orleans and Gulf Coast region, citizens need to be prepared for power outages and intense rain. However, another concern which may not cross your mind is the potential for arrest when you have an outstanding warrant during a hurricane or tropical storm. During Hurricane Katrina, numerous citizens were caught in jail for minor offenses or warrants while conditions around them, including the courts and police force, deteriorated rapidly. As always, we strongly advise against drinking and driving and advise against breaking any laws, especially when there is a natural disaster on its way.

If you find yourself dealing with any of these situations and need help, call Bloom Legal, at 504-599-997 or email us at info@bloomlegal.com. Stay Safe!

Original Article: http://thesocietypages.org/socimages/2011/08/27/imprisoned-disaster-political-will-and-hurricane-katrina/

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