Q: Can you be arrested solely on an eyewitness statement?
If that was not the case, then before videos a person could shoplift with impunity if there was only a storekeeper on premises.
Anyone could be mugged
A: You can be arrested on any kind of garbage. But it has to stand up to a probable cause hearing to take you to trial.
A: Yes, and it happens every day, in every jurisdiction. It's a very low threshold to arrest someone. For more information about eyewitnesses and they're reliability see the link to an article on the subject:
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