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someone stole 2 ac units is caught in the act and admits to

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someone stole 2 ac units is caught in the act and admits to it and police dont arrest him what can i do about this
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Criminal Law
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Criminal Lawyer: JB Umphrey, Lawyer replied 8 years ago
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
yes they did
Criminal Lawyer: JB Umphrey, Lawyer replied 8 years ago
Have the AC units been recovered and returned to you?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
i own the place that he lives at and the a/cs were found inside the home where he was dismantling them to take to junk yard to sell police offercer took pictures got my information and said he was going back to the station to fill out paperwork and would come back to pick him up
Criminal Lawyer: JB Umphrey, Lawyer replied 8 years ago
How far up the chain of command did you go at the police department?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
at station i talked to another officer about it and he said had to wait to talk to the original officer no other person but him
Criminal Lawyer: JB Umphrey, Lawyer replied 8 years ago
You go back to the police department (a pain, I know) and you ask to speak with a supervisor. If that gets no where, then you ask to speak to that person's supervisor. Be persistent. If necessary, demand to make an appointment to see the police chief.

It's a situation where the sqeaky wheel gets the grease. You have to squeak enough but not be a pain in the keister.

Good luck and best wishes! I hope that you find this information to be helpful and this answer to be ACCEPTable!
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
what kind of report do i ask to get if it is an open case
Criminal Lawyer: JB Umphrey, Lawyer replied 8 years ago
If it's an open case, they probably will not give you a copy of the police report. Police reports are not released to the public while there is still an open investigation.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
last thing and i will accept is there anything i can get from the police department in writing that will verify what has happened so far in the case so they cant say nothing was never reported
Criminal Lawyer: JB Umphrey, Lawyer replied 8 years ago
You can ask for a complaint or file number. Tell them that you need the information to give to your insurance company.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
what is on the paper work that the file number is XXXXX to
Criminal Lawyer: JB Umphrey, Lawyer replied 8 years ago
They'll just give you a business card and write the complaint number on it.
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