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Can a detective tell someone else he is going to arrest me

Osage Beach, MO |

my mother was told over the phone i have 2 days to contact him or he will issue a warrant for theft when we have never spoken and i am not aware of any legal matters previously

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Police routinely do that to pass the message along. You really need to hire a good competent criminal lawyer to advise you at this point to help you deal with the detective.

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Yes. A form of police tactics.


Yes, they can. You should consult a local defense attorney immediately. They can advise you of your rights.

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