It might be illegal and people who give false names are routinely charged with obstructing an officer. My opinion is that the giving of a false name has to actually obstruct the officer's investigation to be a crime but most prosecutors and police do not agree with me.
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If you call the court and tell them you want a lawyer they will most likely give you more time. Use that time to either contact a lawyer or contact the prosecuting attorney directly to discuss only what deals he will offer but not the facts of the case. For everybody out there this is a great example of what could happen if you go to court without a lawyer. You never know what consequences you might heap upon yourself without one.
If you're asking if Zachary can be charged the answer is probably yes but it begs the question, " who in their right mind would charge him?" Fact is the State can charge you for sneezing in the wrong direction.
You need to see a lawyer who knows the local practice. If you have no prior arrest record La Crosse has programs that allow you to avoid a conviction whether your are guilty or not. This all depends on the facts of your case. You cannot protect yourself without a qualified lawyer.