Nashville, TN asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Tennessee

Q: Yes I was falsely arrested for a crime I didn't commit.said cause they think my husband did that's why I got arrested

Yes Walmart tried 2say my hubs stole a tote from there store yes a plastic tote which he didnt nd have receipt 2 prove it. Wasnt arrested the day we purchased it. We went back to get computer software which we bought nd as my husband was leaving was stopped by loss prevention nd cops I was in car as I just got dropped off by my sister 10mins later my car was surrounded and I was told because they thought he stolen something before and even though I had not been with him when he left store as o was in line with sister trying to return sour meat and exchange it I also on that day spoke with a manager i still was told cause i rode out of parking lot with him I was guilty since I didn't contact Walmart letting them know he stole tote which he didnt they dont have any videos of hom stealing anything just a picture of him in store as well as pic of me in line by myself not with him so why was I arrested for something I didn't do at all but neither did my husband

1 Lawyer Answer
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Both of you need competent attorneys now. You need to put on a good Preliminary Hearing, possibly with your Sister as a Witness. Remember the Victim will have Video Tapes.

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