Centralia, IL asked in Criminal Law for Illinois

Q: Can 2 people be charged with the felony possession then one have all charges dropped against them but the other person n

It wasn't even my drugs it was hers but since she got cancer they dropped all charges on her but I'm still be charged? Can they do that or should it be dropped all together?

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Dan Nold
Dan Nold
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Crystal Lake, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Well, they can do it because they already did it, and they can drop charges for any reason or no reason at all. They certainly can do it. Should they? I mean, should drug possession even be a crime? There are a lot of should questions we can ask about this situation. But can they? If they already have, the answer is almost always, yes.

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