Q: Owe a Limo Bill owner says if not paid today he will go to the police? Isnt this a civil matter?
A: It is both technically speaking. The larceny statute covers many kinds of thefy, including larceny by fraud, trick, deceit etc. If this is a straightforward failure to pay the police might treat it as civil and defer it. The limo owner can still try to obtain a criminal compliant, but you would get a hearing first. If you wrote a check and it bounced, then it is moire likley to be picked up under the criminal statutes.
A: did you break the law while in the limo? Many people do.
If he is alleging some criminal activity you will likely receive notice of a magistrate hearing. You can use this opportunity to enlighten the clerk on the entirety of the situation, including threats to file criminal charges extortion or other.
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