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I was put in cuffs for stealing. The officer took my id, took

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I was put in cuffs for stealing. The officer took my id, took me to the store owner, who said he wont press charges. The officer let me go, without giving me a ticket or a court appearance slip. Am I in trouble?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Samuel II replied 5 years ago.



If the store owner does not want to prosecute, then you are very lucjy. The state will not proceed without the owner's consent.


This should be the end of it. You should be very grateful to the store owner.




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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Ok thank you. So that means although the officer took my id, it was not put into the record or anything?
Expert:  Samuel II replied 5 years ago.



Correct. If the store owner said let you go, that should be it



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