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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Q: In MS, does each individual criminal charge come with a different case number? such as 20-20-###.

Back in February, a friend of mine was arrested by his PO officer accompanied by the DTF when she made a home visit. Numerous charges including felon in poss of firearm, drug poss charges, etc. On ALL of the original paperwork with the judge's signature signing off for the warrants and... Read more »

Vic Carmody Jr
Vic Carmody Jr answered on May 8, 2020

An indictment can have multiple counts (charges) listed under the same cause number. For example, at the top will be the cause number (Cause No 2020-1234) and below will be each charge (Count I - Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Count II - Possession of Controlled Substance, etc.) Each count will... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Mississippi on
Q: What is the law concerning I left my car on side of the road overnight and sheriff department had it towed
Vic Carmody Jr
Vic Carmody Jr answered on Apr 26, 2020

Depending upon the location of the vehicle, this abandoned vehicle may have been a traffic hazard. This would permit a police officer to clear a potential accident hazard from the shoulder of the road. Most wait 12 hours or more.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI on
Q: The officer who arrested me for dwi was arrested himself for dwi with a crash that nearly killed woman what can i do?

I have not gone to court yet in new Hampshire Also the officer has been fired

Vic Carmody Jr
Vic Carmody Jr answered on Apr 26, 2020

Your arrest was not part of the same incident as his later DWI arrest in New Hampshire. You need a well-connected attorney in your state to look at all the facts of YOUR case. The only likely benefit from the arresting officer's pending DWI is that he may be terminated as a law enforcement... Read more »

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