I was caught shoplifting @ a north Carolina walmart. I gave them my real name and social security #, but gave them a fake adress and never gave i.d. the officer that pressured me saying if I miss the court date I would be in big trouble so I've been calling the courthouse for about 4 months... Read more »
answered on Mar 25, 2023
If you miss your court date, they put a warrant out for your arrest. You can then be picked up on the warrant at any time. Hire an attorney in North Carolina to represent you. If there is a warrant, your attorney can file a motion to recall the warrant.
This will not go away if you fail to... Read more »
If someone were to he picked up on a backroad or any other road other than a highway and then driven through the highway and dropped off on another back road, is that still legal?
answered on Mar 23, 2023
MD Code, Transportation, § 11-127 -- Highway defined:
(1) The entire width between the boundary lines of any way or thoroughfare of which any part is used by the public for vehicular travel, whether or not the way or thoroughfare has been dedicated to the... Read more »
Did not commit the assault. He turned himself in to the sheriffs office and spent over 10 hrs in jail before seeing the commissioner. Just a few days ago, same neighbor called police saying he assaulted again but the assault was made by their son. This is on video as I have installed a camera in... Read more »
The states witnesses a couple who conspired to burglarize my home get caught in same scheme again and one was killed and case was made public.
The charges are…..
1. LOADED HANDGUN IN VEHICLE
2. LOADED HANDGUN ON PERSON
3. HANDGUN IN VEHICLE
4. HANDGUN ON PERSON
There were 3 people in the car and the handguns were in the vehicle, but they were not found on the person who they actually belonged to.
answered on Mar 21, 2023
Depends on what other evidence there is in the case as to the presence and location of the guns, and the identification of the guns as real guns. Admissions in statements made by the defendants in the case may be sufficient together with officer testimony about the guns they found and seized. No... Read more »
answered on Mar 12, 2023
If the police have a warrant to obtain DNA, yes, and after you’ve been charged and arraigned, they can request a DNA sample as part of the discovery rules. Discuss this with your lawyer, or if you do not have one, get one.
He awaiting Trail in may was released from house arrest on 2/10 but when we look his case up he have a warrant for his arrest but we don’t know why
answered on Mar 11, 2023
If the warrant is in the same case, then he should contact his attorney to see what is going on. There way for any of us to know.
My son received 60 days on lock up while incarcerated, for CON POSS/REC CDS WH CONF/DET. Once he is released can they charge him for the same thing, formally.
answered on Mar 6, 2023
Generally, administrative disciplinary actions taken against prisoners for misconduct and rules violations, and to maintain disciplinary order within the prison, are not deemed “punishment” for purposes of double jeopardy that would bar a subsequent criminal prosecution for the conduct that... Read more »
3 cases same defendant. I already looked up cases, they are closed, but I need the conditions for the stet. Need someone to find the conditions and relay them to me.
answered on Mar 3, 2023
You won't find them online, and most likely not in the court file back when paper records were kept. Any conditions would have been stated orally on the record, and recored by the defendant's attorney in their private client file and by the prosecutor in the State's file. If the... Read more »
Probation period. My PO then reopened a restitution and violated me for that. I wasn't aware of the warrant when I stood in front of a judge for traffic. Why didn't they pick me up on the warrant then? There are several holes in this whole situation.like commissioner releasing me on my... Read more »
answered on Feb 21, 2023
You should retain an attorney to represent you. An attorney can file a motion to recall the warrant. If the motion is granted, the warrant will be quashed and your case will be scheduled for a VOP hearing. The attorney can then represent you at the hearing.
I have an Arraignment Hearing next week & I am being accused of embezzlement of $50,000 I have never committed a crime this is my first offense. I live in Maryland. I wanted to know what’s the likely hood I will go to jail? & if I go to jail is it like a minimum security prison or is it... Read more »
answered on Feb 14, 2023
Impossible to say with any certainty. Jail is possible if not probable with such an amount, but probation or home confinement is also possible. If this is embezzlement from an employer of yours the risk is greater. The length of time of any jail sentence imposed could be served in a local detention... Read more »
I had a peace order which since has been modified from no contact to no hostile contact which was violated because of a misunderstanding. I don’t want to move forward with any charges and have told the SA that but have still been subpoenaed. I was told by the defendants attorney that I don’t... Read more »
answered on Feb 14, 2023
If you are subpoenaed, you are required to come to court. It may be that if you do not show up, nothing will happen to you. However, the prosecutor can send the police to bring you to court or the judge can order the authorities to bring you to court. This may not happen a lot, but it does happen... Read more »
answered on Feb 14, 2023
A probation before judgment is not a conviction, but can show up on a background check. You should get it expunged as soon as you are eligible. You should answer all questions truthfully on the application. No one can tell you whether this will affect your ability to get the position.
answered on Feb 10, 2023
If it was a crime of domestic violence, then the PBJ is a disqualifying act. If it was not domestic violence, then it is not a disqualifying act.
Not quite clear from the statute which applies since trespassing could result in a 90 day sentence ...
(a) Except as provided by this section, § 1–303 of the Environment Article, and § 8–1815 of the Natural Resources Article, a prosecution for a misdemeanor shall... Read more »
answered on Feb 2, 2023
Any misdemeanor punishable by jail has no limitations for prosecution, unless the statute which charges the offense states that it does. Trespass has no limitations stated in the statute which makes it a crime. That does not mean a prosecutor would bring a stale charge long after it was committed... Read more »
answered on Feb 2, 2023
An acquittal of all charges should not affect your job. You should get your record expunged right away. Depending on your job, you may wish to get a true test copy of the disposition first.
My son which is a black 21 year old male was recently arrested in Ocean City MD over the weekend 12/31/22 for what we can only see as him being profiled but we live in Virginia. He was told by the police officer that pulled him over that his license plates didn't match his car and that he... Read more »
answered on Feb 3, 2023
Your son needs a criminal defense lawyer. Either he/you can afford private counsel, or he needs to apply for the Public Defender in the county where the charges are pending. The lawyer will obtain all of the discovery and evidence from the State (including officer dash video and body camera video... Read more »
services in Delaware, our home state.
answered on Jan 25, 2023
Theft typically requires an intent to steal and not pay as of the time the property is taken, so if equipment was obtained under a rental agreement from its lawful owner, without force and voluntarily provided to the contractor by agreement, then the owner of the equipment would have to prove that... Read more »
Will the hotel charge money for the damages or will there be criminal charges pressed?
answered on Jan 20, 2023
There is a possibility that criminal charges will be filed for malicious destruction of property in addition to a claim for damages for the belongings destroyed. There is no way to be sure whether criminal charges will be filed.
OWNER OF ALF CALLED POLICE WHO ISSUED A WRITTEN WARNING TO DAUGHTER OF A RESIDNET
answered on Jan 17, 2023
The owner of the property can issue a warning that someone is not allowed on the property. If she comes on the property, she can be charged with trespass. It does not matter that it is the daughter of a resident.
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