Grand Prairie, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: is it legal for a cop to state he can drop a felony with given information about other people but then doesn’t

i got charged with a less then 1 gram thc concentrate, texas he also said when we were walking to the cop car if anyone ask don’t say nothing about the conversation and say i was getting a hard talking about how i need to change my life basically

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Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: The police can lie to you. The only small caveat would be that they can’t deceive you regarding your constitutional rights (to an attorney, to remain silent, etc)

That is why defense attorneys are always pleading with their clients to remain silent. Don’t make any statement or answer any questions. Your silence cannot be used as evidence of your guilt.

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