Quail Valley, CA asked in Criminal Law for California

Q: what happens if two kids in their 20’s get detained for suspicion of breaking in an old church, but then let go

so if two kids in their 20’s try to get into a what seemed to be abandoned church, get detained, then told to leave, can one still be arrested?

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Joseph Abrams
Joseph Abrams
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A: If they were only detained and let go without being cited at all, never further happens. Also, the incident should not appear in their automated criminal record since there was no arrest.

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