Q: Can I be arrested or charged for this??
My recent roommate was being evicted and she had some guns that she said were her late boyfriends and she asked me to take them to a pawn shop because she has a criminal record and couldn't pawn them she said. I did and later found out they didn't belong to her and the person they did belong to wanted them back and she put the blame on me and said I took them and pawned them behind her back. I went and got them out of pawn and gave them back to her but now she is saying that there's one missing and I don't have it. She's saying she'll call the police!! But she's lying. Will it be her word against mine? I don't have a record like her and she is lying. I wasn't even supposed to be the one to get them out of pawn she was because I gave her the money I got for them. There's proof she was being evicted and I paid the price when I found out she lied to me. The guns were a lady she knows who asked to store them at her house because her husband got drunk and would make threats with theM
A: I suggest hiring an attorney if you're contacted by police. Don't make any statements to them or anyone else if you are. Also, if she's not able to possess the guns, I doubt she's going to call the police and report it. That would put her in direct violation of law. In the meantime, cut contact with her and anyone else involved. Good luck.
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