Q: If someone call the police on me and left, can I be detained until they show up to give their statement?
A: This is a tricky question to answer because there are many specific things that can happen that need to be evaluated. However, the quick and simple answer is that as long as the police are conducting an investigation they are allowed to detain you. Now, there are other legal things to bring into the equation that involve how long you were detained, etc. If you were detained and actually charged with a crime, please feel free to reach out to use for a free confidential consultation. Zach@Divellaw.com or 480-935-6545.
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