Austin, AR asked in Criminal Law for Arkansas

Q: My son was arrested and booked under wrong name at no fault of his... In Arkansas can we get charges dropped because of

He's charged with 3 misdemeanor if that matters any

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Degen Clow
Degen Clow
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  • Bryant, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: It is specific to the facts of his case. If the officers intended to arrest him and subsequently input the wrong information into the booking system, that will not be enough to get the charges dismissed by itself. However, if he was the wrong person and should never have been arrested, then getting those charges dropped is much more likely.

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