Q: I was arrested on 9/17/21 487(A) pc what can I do about the police tearing up my house and not finding anything!
My neighbor knocked on my door 9/16/21 in the morning and mentioned something had been stolen and asked if I had herd anything or saw anything. I said I hadn’t but if I did I would let her know. The police told me they received a call the morning of 9/17/21. I explained that the only reason I knew about the crime was because of the neighbor telling me the day before. They wanted to search my property and I told them to get a warrant. They did and then trashed my home. I took pictures and tried to file a complaint but was referred to one of the officers that did the trashing. I have a date to appear and it will cost me how do I get reimbursed for false arrest?
A: If you can afford a lawyer, get one right away. S/he can tell you your rights and what you can do to both protect yourself and plan for any future civil rights action in the event you beat the charges. If you cannot afford a lawyer, one will be appointed for you at your arraignment. Then you can discuss your options.
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