Q: Not given a ticket for drug paraphernalia in Indiana, could I still be charged without knowing?
I was pulled over in Indiana for following a car to close. When pulled over the officer searched my car and found drug paraphernalia. The officer told me that as long as it wasn't a pound of marijuana he wouldn't worry about it. He confiscated my paraphernalia and gave me a written warning for the following a vehicle to close. But not ticket or summoning was given for the paraphernalia. Could the officer still charge me for the paraphernalia without giving me a ticket/summoning at the scene?
A: It is certainly possible you could still be charged, is it likely given you were not cited and given any further documentation? No, I wouldn't expect any charges to follow, not unless you have a run in with the same officer in the near future.
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