Found a very interesting link courtesy of one of Rochester’s best journalists, Channel 13’s Rachel Barnhart.  You should consider following her on Twitter at @rachbarnhart and checking out her blog at

Anyhow here is the link to a New York Times story regarding the potential future consequences of even an arrest, let alone a conviction.  The bottom line is that if you find yourself in such a situation you need competent legal representation to ensure that future problems can be minimized or avoided altogether.