Q: Can I be charged with criminal trespass for driving up a posted driveway to ask for a phone when having car troubles?
Driveway was posted however it was late and below freezing temperatures. Truck was about to die 100%. I'm on camera going up driveway and leaving. Never reached anyone for help. Found out months later there was a theft around the time I went up there to ask for a phone. Police are trying to pin the theft on me and have now arrested me and issued a summons for criminal trespass. How is this criminal tresppassing? How can I get theft when I'm on camera leaving without the property which was stolen?
The answer really depends on the facts. You should contact a defense lawyer and consult about your case. If you have been charged with a criminal offense that means there is probable cause to arrest according to at least a police department and justice of the peace.
Call a well reviewed, criminal defense lawyer in the area where you are charged.
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