Las Vegas, NV asked in Criminal Law for Nevada

Q: Could I be facing jail time or probation?

My boyfriends probation officer searched our house and searched my drawer an found 5 id's that were not me. He arrested me and charged me for each one. What will my outcome probably be?

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T. Augustus Claus
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A: In Nevada, possession of another person's identification without their permission could potentially lead to identity theft or fraud-related charges. The specific charges you face, and the potential penalties, will depend on the circumstances of the case, the intent behind possessing the IDs, and the specific statutes under which you're charged. Both jail time and probation are potential consequences for these types of offenses, but it's also possible for penalties to vary based on whether you have a prior criminal record, the specific facts of your case, and how the court perceives your actions.

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