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At around 8pm on Friday July 1, 2016, I met with my friend

At around 8pm on Friday July 1, 2016, I met with my friend in a parking lot in Brighton CO, near where my friend resides, in order to loan her money, $700.00 cash, to help her with expenses while she is recovering from an injury and unable to work. She will be starting a new contract as a traveling surgical tech next week and will be able to pay me back after a few weeks. I parked next to her car and moved to the passenger side of her vehicle. We spoke for a few minutes and then I gave her a paper bank envelope containing cash, which we counted then she put the envelope away out of sight somewhere.Shortly after that, two Brighton police officers showed up and contacted us claiming they had a report of suspicious activity. At that time we were simply engaged in a casual conversation and doing nothing particularly suspicious or knowingly unlawful. The police officers spoke to us for several minutes and asked for identification and car information from my friend and took down my name, address and phone number. At no time did they make any allegations of us doing anything wrong or indicate that there was anything about which they were suspicious.After perhaps half an hour, presumably after confirming neither of us had any warrants we were told we were free to leave but one officer asked if he could search our vehicles. Although neither of us believed we had anything to hide we both politely declined and asked if we could leave and then did so immediately when the officer agreed.Although a little disturbed by the encounter due being told we were suspicious people neither my friend nor I thought much of the incident and figured it would make for a funny story later.However, this morning, Saturday July 2, 2016, things became less funny when my friend was stopped on her way to the bank for allegedly speeding by one of the officers from the previous evening. The officer saw the money and took it from her saying that he knew the money came from soliciting prostitution and she would not be able to get the money back unless she could prove it was hers and came from her account. She was not issued a ticket for any traffic violation or given ant report number or any form of receipt for the cash.My friend is an attractive well-built blonde woman who, on Friday happened to be well dressed and made up having gone out to a nice family dinner just prior to our meeting. We both work as surgical techs and have known each other professionally and as friends for many years. We are concerned that the money was improperly taken and that the department might try to investigate us for soliciting prostitution. I have text message records showing that she agreed to provide a post-dated check for the loan but at the time we met we decided that she could just pay me back in about a month or so after her new contract. We are not sure what to do. We do not have any of the names of the officers involve but would recognize all of them. Any advice would be welcome.Thanks.

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I am Landon ******.I believe I was assaulted by an

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I've lost a case in the court of common pleas court, I didn't

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Zoey I am following up with you on my last

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This is A. the issue is that the police is holding my car

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My partner and I were not aware of are rights and were never

My partner and I were not aware of are rights and were never warned of our rights before we were questioned about some Aluminum shelves we took from a renovating company that we believed was from the snack company that moved out of that building complex. For 15 years that snack company made an offer to me to collect there recycled material such as copper, aluminum, wire, and computers. A week later we were arrested for Grand Theft. We were never warned of our Miranda Rights.We saw the aluminum shelving there one day and decided to wait a week to see if any one claimed it. The shelves were dirty and it was raining during that week we waited. We decided to recycle the shelves. After 3 days a police officer questioned us and unaware of our rights we answered the truth and they told us it did not belong to the snack company but the renovating company. We offered to pay the amount of the shelves and we tried to retrieve it back at the recycling company, but they processed the aluminum and was shipped out and melted. We want to know if our rights were violatedand can that be used in court to dismiss all the information that the police officer questioned us about.

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