but a third party we were aressted with says i did. also my past makes me look bad but i honestly had nothing to do with this situation. the da is offering me deals that have nothing to do with my case. i think they think im useful but if im not will throw the book at me.
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Sounds like your in a situation where you need a really good experienced criminal lawyer. Also sounds like you have already had charges filed against you and the prosecutor has made you some kind of plea bargain/offer to deal?
You need to have confidence in the lawyer you have, or get yourself a new one.
These are questions you should be asking your lawyer, now. You should not be dealing directly with the prosecutor!
It is not unusual for police and prosecutors to believe one witness who says you were involved and disbelieve or ignore another who says you were not. A record will always count against you.
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That's a question, assuming there is one in there, that needs to be asked to your current criminal defense attorney, who should (key word) be intimately familiar with the facts of your case.
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Obviously, there the DA is still trying to sort the situation out. My guess is that you will be involved until they decide which way to go with the prosecution. If you didn't have anything to do with the current mess, then the evidence will show that. However, I'm sure you know about the problems with juries, insufficient evidence, and wrongful convictions.
I'd suggest that you need an attorney.
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