Gainesville, FL asked in Criminal Law for Florida

Q: My roommates are accusing me of theft without proof. They called the police to swear out a warrent. Can I be arrested?

So I get a text message from my roommates today saying that there were two TVs in storage missing, I text back saying they should file a report. I later find out that one of my roommates was calling the police to file a report of theft, yet accused me of all people of stealing the TVs. keep in mind I have two televisions in my room and have no need for the TVs that are missing yet these guys have turned on me all of a sudden. I know for a fact that there is no proof of me taking the TVs because it didn't take them, but my question is can I be arrested off of pure speculation or accusation? please let me know if you have any suggestions on what I should do. Thanks

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Jonathan Blecher
Jonathan Blecher
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Miami, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

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