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Kesha.... i had one of my good friend move in with me and my

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hello kesha.... i had one of my good friend move in with me and my son for a couple months. i got noticed from the leasing office i was in violoation of my lease. i told the good friend i cant lose my apartment and that you will have to leave. she left gather all her things over a coarse of two weeks. a month and half later she tried to use her key to get in but i already changed the locks. she texted me saying that she left a bag of shoes. i told her i didnt see any bag of shoes and told her i will check my storage also. found no shoes. however upon moving in the first week the good friend gave me 4 pair of shoes. after moving out and all need extra cash for storage fees. so i sold some shoes and clothes at platos closet. the store state that these items have been reported stolen. three pairs of shoes that the good friend gave me and a couple of clothes that i couldnt fit i was selling. cops came and said these are reported stolen. i get my summons and it states that theft 1000-10,000. the three pair of shoes that i went to platos closet to sell the ones she gave me cost 60 dollars each. how did i even get a charge just of what she only said? i have no priors im a single mother , full time job, and in grad school. this is classified as a felony
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 1 year ago.

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