I spent 15 days in Joe Arpaio's "Tent City" for an underage extreme DUI. I was 18 at the time. AMA
It was the first and only time I've ever been in trouble with the law. I made the stupid decision to drink and then drive home from a friends house. I got field tested and arrested in my own driveway. I was 18 at the time.
There was roughly $10,000 in fees (court fees, lawyer...which was a family friend/got a discount, alcohol classes, ignition interlock for a year, the list goes on).
I spent 15 days in Tent City, followed (immediately after) with 15 days of house arrest, and a bunch of other penalties/consequences.
The food was complete crap. I learned some pretty interesting concoctions from other inmates that get quite McGyver like..heh. Did you know you can cook a burrito in a dryer's lint catcher? Yeah. There were tons of drugs available. Cigarettes. Alcohol. Heroine. Pills. Lots of "spice" but very little weed because the smell is so distinct. Umm, processing in consisted of about 8 hours in a cement cell with about 10-20 others (fluctuated throughout the hours), no pillows for sleeping besides a (clean..looking) toiler paper roll) and thats it. Open toilet in front of everyone with the water fountain on top of the toilet (built into it). At one point we were packed like sardines only for about a half hour, but about 60 of us in two side by side rooms (mesh/metal screen inbetween both rooms). Each room was seriously about 8 ft long by 6ft wide. Tiny. You literally could not move, everyone was standing smushed together for the entire duration. It got so hot from all the body heat alone, that the windows fogged up to where you almost couldn't see through them.
Ask me anything about the DUI process here in Arizona, or about Tent City! I'll answer all I can. This is a throwaway but I'm an avid redditor so needless to say I know how this works, lets do this.