Jackson, MS asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi

Q: Does not calling an officer when a wanted someone showed up to your house, who didnt stay an hour hindering prosecution

The officers invaded my house 3 times without a warrant, but after they were already inside I went ahead and gave permission for them to look. The person in question had misdemeanor warrants and I did contact the officer the day after the 1st time they came looking for him. We text each there about the person wanting to come get him things from my house. Now.. he showed up with another friend a few days later and I made him leave because I didn't want to have to call the police. This was on a Sunday.. the following Thursday they came back to my house looked again. Left, found the person in question no where near my home, came back and arrested me and my roommates for hindering prosecution. Neither of my roommates had a phone that worked. Will this hold in court and what is the penalty?

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Edward Henderson
Edward Henderson
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Brookhaven, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: You need to have an attorney investigate these charges for you. Do not face these charges unrepresented.

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