Well honestly man they check what shoe size you are wearing defiantly don't lie . Tell them you are trying to change and if they give you a chance you could show them . My cousin went to jail for something and he went to Alaska to do some crab fishing and he lied about him not going to jail and he lost the job . So definenty do not lie be upfront
Honesty is the best key To success. If the question is HAVE YOU BEEN ARRESTED, then the answer is yes. Regardless of how long ago. And if they ask how long ago, the answer is 14 years. Clear and simple. Let them judge and to be proud of you, that you made some mistakes very long time ago. And ready to work diligently to be great representative for their Company. Good luck to you!