Q: can I be convicted of Unauthorized use of motor vehicle with no proof ?
A friend of mine reported her car stolen saying I stole it when I did not. she handed me the keys and allowed me to borrow her vehicle . Within several hours of using the car she got mad at me over her personal boyfriend life that has nothing to do with me. So she had text me and asked me to return the vehicle . at the time my phone was dead and I didn't even know she had text me. when finally getting my phone charged and on I read the text where she said she's called the cops and reported the car stolen. After reading that I quickly pulled the car over and left it with the keys in it. I text her back and told her I wasn't driving a car back to her if she's done that . I told her where I left the car and left the keys and went on about my business
This question is not really about libel and slander, it's about criminal law.
In order to convict you of a crime, the prosecutor has to prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, that you are guilty.
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