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Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
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Experience:  Admitted to NYS Criminal defense bar in 1989. Extensive arraignment, hearing, trial experience.
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I understand he could be arrested,,i guess my question

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I understand he could be arrested,,i guess my question is,,wouldn't they have done it by now..? he admitted to consensual sex,,so obviously they will find his DNA,,their must not have been any signs of force or they would have kept him in PR ..correct??
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 1 year ago.

Yes. I thought I indicated that. The complainant likely went back to Florida, hasn't been back in contact, and they have no independent ability to go forward.

If they had enough evidence to make the charge stick, they'd have arrested him rather than let him leave.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
do they have to notify him ,,so he can go foreword with his life,,or can this loom over him for many years ?
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 1 year ago.

No, they don't have to notify him. He should go forward with his life because as I indicated, this can remain an open case for 15 years or more, if Puerto Rico has any reason to keep it alive.