Q: Hello I was recently arrested on a bench warrant for a failure to appear for a court case. My fiancee and myself
were codefendents. The officers claim they happen to see my wife at a convenience store and issued a car stop and arrested her for the warrant. The store is the opposite way of the precinct and they proceeded to drive to my house to serve the bench warrant for me. They took my fiancee back to our house with them and sat in the driveway with her in the car. I never received any knock, call out they were police and they began to bang and rip my door off the frame. They still never announced themselves. They made it through the first metal door and began whaling away at the second mind you still never announcing they were officers. As the door came open they were armed With M4 automatic weapon's. I was absolutely floored and scared out of my mind.
A: You should retain an attorney to represent you in connection the charges. If you cannot afford private counsel, contact the Public Defender. Your attorney can discuss any possible defenses to the underlying charges.
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