I was injured and attacked by my family member for splashing alcohol on him during an argument. I am a young 21 year old with no arrest record and he is in his 50's. He grabbed me, pinned me to the wall, and burned me with a cigarette (I have an apparent mark). He was ready to punch me until my other family member pushed him off me and then my attacking family member ran off unharmed. I called 911 and all of the sudden my uninjured family member comes back bloody and bruised like he harmed himself. The police arrested my defending family member and I for domestic battery and omitted all of my statements of my injuries, claimed I threw a glass of alcohol at him (not splashed it on him) and it was also omitted that he attacked me. He stated that I attacked him. He changed the story around..
I'm upset by situation and I'm very young. He was even making friends with the arresting officer. The arresting officer also never read either of us our rights despite the fact we were quiet. The whole arrest was very conspired in my opinion. I go back to court in less than a month. I just don't want to go back to jail. I don't belong there.
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It sounds like you have defenses to your criminal charge. Sometimes the police make mistakes on these domestic cases. You should consider contesting the charges in court. If you need my help, call me at 407-831-3434.
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