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Why am I being prosecuted for a trespassing misdemeanor I committed months back?
So last July I was held in jail overnight for trespassing and was released in the morning and I thought that was the end of that then i November I got in trouble with the law and now they’re charging me with the crime I did and they brought back that incident of trespassing and now wanting to charge me on that too and go to court for it. I thought that day when I spent that night in jail and left the following morning it was over with but why they bring it back
- Anonymous1 month ago
because you continue to act like an over grown brat
- Spock (rhp)Lv 72 months ago
in my state, the police/DA has up to 3 years to bring charges. They usually do so after finding and documenting strong evidence. if that takes 3 months, it takes 3 months
- ?Lv 72 months ago
Because they can. Two charges gives them more leverage when it comes to negotiating a plea bargain.
- ?Lv 52 months ago
Are we talking theft / burglary for your second offence in less than 6 months ?
- Lone CatLv 72 months ago
Get a lawyer.
Yea, they can do that. They have a couple of years to charge you. And they're all against you. Police get paid to put you in jail. They'll do what ever it takes to put you in jail.
- megalomaniacLv 72 months ago
Sounds to me like it's time to hire a lawyer, and if you can't afford one in most places the state will provide one for you. Best of luck...