So, here is the deal, back in July I was giving a friend of mine a ride to her vehicle (my friend didn't go to court so the bondsman was looking for her) upon pulling up to the parking lot where her vehicle was we noticed she had 4 flat tires. So, I started driving up the isle to go home and get a compressor. As I am driving a car comes speeding around the corner and a guy gets out of the car and starts running toward my car with a gun. I got scared and put my car in reverse. I had no idea a car was behind me so I hit the car that was there on accident. At the same time two more men with guns come running over to my car. Once the guy got closer I realized who it was. They made us both get out and lay on the ground, both of us were handcuffed. The bondsman started searching my vehicle and I asked them to get out of my car they had no right to search it but they didn't listen. The two bondsman started arguing because the one told me if I gave her $600 I wouldn't go to jail. So, I told her I would go into the bank in the grocery store and get her the money. The bank wasn't open yet but the other bondsman took about $400 out of my friends wallet and my friend said you just got $400 from me, just let her go. I went back to my car and noticed a container with drugs in it sitting on the passenger seat of my car. I picked it up and put it in my pocket because I didn't think I was going to jail since they took my friends money and I didn't want it to get found in my car because I was afraid of getting in trouble or for my friend have any more legal issues that she already had. Well, needless to say Denver Police showed up and handcuffed me, for what reason I dont know. They searched my pockets and found the drugs. I went to jail for possession of a controlled substance, and reckless endangerment, and four other felonies pertaining to fraud from stuff the bondsman took out of my friends vehicle and placed on the ground outside of both our vehicles before the police even arrived on scene. My car was impounded and held on a nuisance abatement charge. I paid $300 to the city and signed a stipulation and was told they would release my car Aug 20th.. Well, August 20th rolls around and then they say it is now on investigative hold because of my co-defendant. I went to court 2 weeks ago and they dropped all of my charges but added one. It was a M1 for possession of a controlled substance. My friends charges were all dropped as well except one for possession of forgery equipment. The detective called me yesterday and said I could pick up my car from impound. Well, the fees are up to $3000.00 I asked him who I needed to talk to about reducing the fee's and he said Denver county sheriff's office but that they probably wouldn't do anything for me. I called the impound lot today and they told me to call the city attorney. I called the city attorney and he said it was up the the detective on the case. I called the detective back and got no reply, I emailed the da and got no response. What can I do about this? How can I get my car back with out having to pay $3,000. Also, the bondsman put out two You tube videos that show them admitting to slashing my friends tires, breaking in her van and taking her cell phone, then the whole extortion thing where they were fighting over me giving them money or going to jail. You also see them taking everything out of my car and her van and putting it in a pile on the ground. I gave the detective a copy of the videos and I think that is why the charges were dropped but the whole thing was messed up. I also filed a complaint with DORA and they are investigating the bondsman as we speak and the detective said he was talking to the da about filing criminal charges against them for what they did. None of this seems to matter to these people and they just don't give a shit about me or my car and I get that. I just need to know what I need to do to appeal it or something. It is a 2013 Toyota 4runner that I am leasing and I have Toyota on me because of this. Sorry, i know it was a long question but I felt you needed to understand the whole story.
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