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Q: Can a Prosector use false evidence against a defendant in a criminal felony case?

The 1st degree rape case was dismissed due to the evidence provided by the officer, a Spanish misinterpreter, added false narratives of force on a Tinder date. The alleged victim admitted on cop cam that she planned to sleep with him and no crime was committed. The officer ignored her reason for being scared, her friends murder in a 3rd world country years before, and coaxed the girl to at least go to the hospital where the officer continued to misinterpret and add false information regarding force. The Prosector admitted the Spanish speaker officer added false information and dismissed the case. Two weeks before, with the same false evidence? The Prosector brought a new charge of rape 2, with no additional evidence

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Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Rockville, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Hire a crimial defense lawyer. This is not somethng you post on a public forum, which is open to law enforcement, and accessible by the very same prosecutor you are accusing of suborning perjury. Your factual details almost certainly identify who you are to those who are familiar with the case. These are conversations you need to have in private with your lawyer and protected by attorney-client privilege. The facts needed to evaluate the case will be far more extensive that what you have posted in any event. No lawyer can provide you with a useful analysis and respose based on the limited facts in your question. A prosecutor is free to use any evidence that is not based on false facts or testimony, and if they believe thay have sufficient other evidence not tainted by unreliable or false testimony, they may still prove the case based on the other evidence. The fact remains you are facing a criminal prosecution for a felony that may result in your lengthy incarceration. You need a lawyer.

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