Memphis, TN asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee

Q: Is it legal for police in Memphis tn to pick up someone in Arkansas for questioning if you agreed to come in

The police called me and asked if would come in to answer questions I agreed they then came from tn to Arkansas to pick me up for said questioning with a film crew I’m wondering how legal it was

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Paul E. Tennison
Paul E. Tennison
  • Brentwood, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: If you agreed, it is legal. By giving consent, you allowed it to occur. If you had said no, they would have had to proceed with securing a warrant in order to detain you for questioning. Hopefully you didn't admit to any criminal acts when speaking with the police. I recommend you consult with an experienced Memphis criminal defense attorney. Good luck.

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