Tyler, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: Can they charge me with a possession of marijuana if i call the cops for a breaking and entering?

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Kiele Linroth Pace

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: They *could* charge you with assaulting the Tooth Fairy! The real question is whether they will have enough admissible evidence to prove every element of the offense beyond a reasonable doubt.

If you invited them into your home to investigate one crime, but they found evidence of a different crime, then the question is whether the evidence is admissible. Did you invite them to look at the busted door frame and instead they looked in your sock drawer? Don't answer on this public website... this is a matter that should be discussed privately with your criminal defense attorney.

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