By Paul Payne
It all started with a drunken-driving arrest. Then there was the ticket for getting behind the wheel with a suspended license.
Soon, Tyler Watson of Sebastopol had unpaid fines totaling thousands of dollars — and no hope of ever getting his license back.
So this week, Watson, 38, walked into Sonoma County traffic court asking for help. The judge offered him a payment plan but warned he must stay off the road until his debt is settled.