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Scott William Dawkins

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  • I was arrested for shoving a man (simple battery which will be dropped) and after I was taken into custody I was never read my

    rights...I was then placed into a car where people came and opened the door where police had to warn them. The real deal is that a small bag of cocaine was found in my top shirt pocket. I never have been arrested for anything like this and I never...

    Scott’s Answer

    There is no question that the police were not required to read you your Miranda rights unless they were going to interrogate you. That will not be an effective defense to to your charges of simple battery or cocaine possession. However, as noted above, if you have little to no criminal convictions, you will most likely be eligible for a diversion program where your charges will be dismissed if you complete the diversion program.

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