Attempted robbery

Asked about 1 year ago - Charlottesville, VA

You didn't shoot a gun, you just drove the car

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    Answered . Still possibly liable. Individuals can be found guilty for their co-conspirators actions. Not much of a question so need more information.

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    Answered . The driver in such a situation might not realize the deep criminal risk s/he might be in. Cops love getting confessions by saying: "I know you were just the getaway driver. Do you want me to tell the prosecutor you confirmed that?"

    None of my comments on AVVO's website constitute legal advice. It is only food for thought for matters to address... more
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    Answered . Yes, a getaway driver can do time. And a lot of it, depending on the case.

    This is not legal advice: it is intended to be used for general informational or educational purposes only. For a... more

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Robbery is taking someone's property without his or her consent, using force or the threat of force to intimidate the victim as you take their property.

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