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Houston Criminal Defense Attorney - Top Super Bowl Sunday Crimes.

Houston Criminal Defense Attorney - Brian Foley - Board Certified in Criminal Law


Super Bowl Sunday is not just a day for football fans, but also for law enforcement agencies, as it is one of the busiest days for crime in the United States. According to the FBI, there is a significant increase in the number of crimes committed on Super Bowl Sunday as compared to other regular days. In this blog post, we will discuss the top crimes committed on Super Bowl Sunday and what you can do to avoid becoming a victim.

  1. Driving While Intoxicated: One of the most common crimes committed on Super Bowl Sunday is DWI. Sometimes getting caught up in the excitement of the football game leads to more alcohol than originally planned. As the night gets later and people start heading home from watch parties allegations of impaired driving and ultimately, arrests can result. According to the FBI, there is a significant increase in the number of DWI arrests on Super Bowl Sunday.

  2. Assault Family Member: The FBI reports that there is a noticeable rise in domestic violence cases on Super Bowl Sunday. Unfortunately holidays and special occasions bring increased numbers of 911 calls reporting family violence.

  3. Robbery: The excitement and large crowds that accompany Super Bowl Sunday can also lead to an increase in robberies. The FBI reports a noticeable rise in the number of robberies committed on Super Bowl Sunday, particularly in areas around sports bars and other public viewing locations.



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