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So im on misdemeanor probation for possession of marijuana

and failed my drug test....what...
So im on misdemeanor probation for possession of marijuana and failed my drug test....what will happen
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Good morning. Is this your first violation? What drugs did they find in your system?

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Hi. I just wanted to follow up and see if you had a chance to respond to my information request above. Thanks!
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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
Marijuana

It is a technical violation and could result in your probation being revoked and having to serve jail time. Of course, you can try and work out a plea deal with the State, where you do not go to a final VOP hearing and instead, agree to have your probation reinstated and extended. Along with this, they often require a more in depth probation, that could focus more on drug testing and additional treatment. It is not uncommon for a relapse but the court is going to look at the reason for the violation, how long you have been on probation for, along with seeing if you have complied with everything else that was requested of you.


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this is my first violation and only probation...I told my officer, I have two jobs and in school and i.have letters from my pastor and teacher stating my progress, will that make me ok
I would be happy to respond but I kindly ask that once we are finished, you re-rate my help, as the bad service, does have a negative effect on me. If you need more info, you can just reply and I would be happy to answer, until you are satisfied. Yes, those things will help, to show you are making an effort to rehabilitate yourself and move on. Seeing that you are in school, jail could likely ruin the semester, so that may not be the appropriate sentence to impose. As such, the letters and you showing good character, can be a mitigating factor to get the State to agree to reinstate and extend the probation term, instead of revoke it.
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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
Ok...n I didnt mean to rate it bad...so thanks...I also told him the reason y...my mom was in the hospital, car bbroke down, so I kinda broke. But my officer said we will talk when I c him Thursday...u think he might just be trying to lure me to his office just to lock me up on the spot
For something like this probable not. Your PO would first have to violate you and get a warrant issues for your arrest for you to be taken into custody. As such, it may be something which they do not report and warn you about smoking and require a retest to make sure the thc levels have gone down.
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