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Donald Gray Drewry

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  • Can you be sentences a year in county jail for a crime two yrs ago and a minor at time took place?

    my son was 17 about to turn 18 when he stole a pair of 14.99 head phones from wal-mart. because he struggled n got away, later when picked up he was charged with strong armed robbery n 50M $ bail and released on OR. he's 19 now n going through th...

    Donald’s Answer

    The statute of limitations is on charging not how long it takes to get to trial. So, yes they can do this given the information you have presented.

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  • Can a DA hold my son pass Felony (gang enhancement already served time, against him a new case?

    Served 7yrs. And the same city police department arrested him again on drug position with transportation. At first the DA was giving him a plea deal. But revoked it.He's fighting the charges. Does he have a chance?

    Donald’s Answer

    The DA can always take in to account the past of history of a person. As to the new charges, that depends on the facts. He and his lawyer has to make that decision.

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  • I got arrested for being drunk in public. It will appear on my records? I'm in a visa. It will affect my visa, my reenter in US?

    I have a paper that says 647(f) 849b(2) I don't know what that means. I just would like to know if it will appear on my records and if It will affect my visa or if I will have a hard time for reenter the country. Thank you!

    Donald’s Answer

    I concur with Mr. Dane. The arrest will show on your record, but there is no conviction, and that is what the basis for granting or refusing your visa. You should be fine.

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  • How to block the playing of a non original audio recording at trial. All 16 recordings in the case are lost, destroyed/ erased.

    Forensic examination at the PD –16 recordings were destroyed in two server crashes, went missing, were erased and only the Pretext Call alleged master survived. A/V discovery provided 4 years ago had missing portions of audio and cut interviews. L...

    Donald’s Answer

    This does not sound like a general person asking a question. You should have an attorney, and the attorney will know what motions to file. Additionally, if you are represented by an attorney, your question should be directed to your attorney.

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  • I am supposed to start 60 days of house arrest today,but jail said it takes three weeks. Can they hold me?

    I was told 60 days house arrest, NO JAIL time! I just got enrolled back into college and the jail is now telling me that the process will take three weeks and they will take me into custody? What can I do?

    Donald’s Answer

    I concur. Immediately get your case added back on to calendar, and have your lawyer have someone from LCA, they do home monitoring and ankle monitoring, present in court. If you have been out all this time, the extension should be granted. That is as long as you have done everything to get the home monitoring in a timely manner.

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  • Is this considered harassment via 3rd party?

    I have a DVRO against my childs father. The RO does allow for peaceful contact to facilitate exchanges. I use 3rd parties to do the child exchange at the police department because he assaulted me in the parking lot of the previous exchange locatio...

    Donald’s Answer

    Just send the message back that if he wants the location changed from the police department, he can go back to court and explain to the judge how this location is a problem for him, but until the judge changes the location, you are not. Then ignore it, and tell the 3rd party not to bother you with this anymore.

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  • Court appearance

    Why is an inmate giving another court date in a different city?

    Donald’s Answer

    Maybe he has another case in another district. There is not enough information in your question for any type of real answer. It is like asking will it rain tomorrow?

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  • What is an attorney's role on sentencing day?

    I want to make sure my sister's attorney does everything he can to get my sister the lowest possible punishment-- I have character letters but I don't know what moves/measures/motions are available for my attorney to argue against the probation de...

    Donald’s Answer

    How the attorney proceeds is dependent on the charges. You have not provided that information. If it is a misdemeanor, there is less to do. If it is a felony, victim impact comes in from the Prosecution, and you will want to counter that with things that are good for your sister.

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  • What does HRG DIVERSION MEAN?

    MY HUSBAND COMPLETED DRUG DIVERSION BACK IN 09 well this is 01/14 the pollice showed up an arrested him an said he had a warrant

    Donald’s Answer

    What was the warrant for? I concur with the other lawyers here, you should get all of your husband's paper work together because it sounds like someone did not report the completion of his diversion which is key. Or he may have picked up some other offense which would not allow the diversion to be completed, or missed a court date. With diversion, you have to complete the program, stay out of trouble, and come back to court for the dismissal. If he went back to court, he should have the release, and if he didn't, that is a problem.

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  • How much time will i do if sentenced to 67 days county jail

    I was sentenced to 67 days county jail for driving on suspended license how much time will i do

    Donald’s Answer

    The general rule is you do 2 days for every 3, so for 60 days you would do 40. However, the jails are so crowded, that many people are booked, and within hours released, while others do a very short time, just a few days. Your particular case will depend on how crowded the jail is when you go in, and the nature of the charges against others at that time.

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