What you have here is an "entanglement." Either someone had stolen your identity and has given it as their own when caught, or, they share your name and some other information, leading the authorities to place this information on your history.
Believe it or not, this happens often. What someone in your situation needs to do is to go to Court
and straighten this out, explaining that you are not the same person who this record and the warrant (coming from this record) is from.
This is done by filing a (non-standard) Motion to Correct Record
with the Court. I am afraid that you are going to need an attorney to do this, only because they will have to:
1) Draft the petition;
2) Go through the court record and fine the name of the officer who was involved;
3) Subpoena that officer to ensure that you are not the same person who they had spoken/dealt with; and
4) Possibly file a motion to quash the warrant to allow you to come and testify in Court for the motion to correct record.
May I recommend the MD Bar referral program by county - here
. The attorneys are vetted and qualified. You should be able to find an attorney you are confident with and whom you can trust, and who is available ASAP.
This should take care of the wrongful record.
Now, you state: "But, we did. There sits a warrant out for "my" arrest of theft $1000-$10,000 with dates of 12/2012 and the warrant was filed 2/19/2013."
You think it was your former landlord, but honestly, very likely it is still the other person. I am not sure why a landlord would file this against you, and the date may just be a coincidence. I really believe that the warrant and whatever else is behind it stems from the mistaken identity, which would be taken care of with that motion.
However, if it really is your former landlord (which I doubt), your same attorney can quash the warrant and have a court date set up for you to deal with this matter.
I hope this helps and clarifies. Best of luck.
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