Davenport, IA asked in Criminal Law and Probate for Iowa

Q: probation/probation violation

If one is on probation and they are not to be in an environment that sales are 50% or more of alcohol can a cop arrest you for being there if you are not technically doing anything wrong? By technically if they have no other reason to arrest you other than being there(not driving while intoxicated, no public intox, or bar fights, ect.) and you are 21+ years of age.

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Nicholas A. Sarcone
Nicholas A. Sarcone
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Licensed in Iowa

A: Typically, you would not be arrested. A report maybe made to your probation officer who could then file a report of violation and request a warrant from the Court. Could you be arrested? Maybe. Are you likely to be arrested. No. Depending on your underlying conviction you might be able to have a lawyer get that condition removed from your probation agreement.

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