Somerset, OH asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Ohio

Q: It has been 1 year since arrested for ovi & drug possess. Ovi is over still nothing about the drugs

Arrested taken to jail then they just let me go home. I haven’t heard one word about the drug possession. What and when can I expect to go to court

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Dimitrios Makridis

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Columbus, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: The drug possession can be presented to a grand jury at any time within the statute of limitations. Depending on what / how much was found, it can take years. When the prosecutor presents your case to the grand jury, the grand jury can (and will likely) find probable cause to indict you. You will receive a summons telling you to appear for an arraignment on the charge. Essentially, that is the start of your case. You should call an attorney immediately when that happens.

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