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This situation is actually quite normal, it is a fairly normal occurrence for the police to offer to not charge a person if they will cooperate with them in providing information. If the person has some relevant information, it can be a quick and easy way to resolve the matter.
Having said that, if your daughter truly has no helpful information, then it seems unlikely that she can help herself. In that event, it would seem likely that they may very well end up charging her. I don't mean to be pessimistic, only realistic. On the positive side, the charges are relatively minor and would likely result in only probation and fines.
This can be a complicated matter, please let me know if anything requires clarification.
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