I received really weird phone call from a family member who was an employee at my job last week. The employee and I had a moment at lunch time outside where we kissed and hugged. Her family member called me and among other things about 3-4weeks after this supposed incident to give her apology or she is going to go to the police suggesting sexual crime or something. I admitted NOTHING and just listened to her ramble on in shock but silent about her wanting me to admit "what I have done" as she put it. I just told her I don't know what she's talking about and I'm confused by phone convo. I didn't admit or agree to writing an apology or any condition she proposed. I started reading on line last week about "Pretext" calling. I would like to know if: 1) Was it most likely a detective on the line with her? 2) If you think they intend on arresting me at this point even without any type of admission or acknowledgement of any sort? 3) Is this most likely to lead to them arresting me? 4) wouldn't they have already arrested me if they felt they had enough evidence? Please help!
You are asking us to speculate. Do not discuss the matter.
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I doubt it was a detective but I am just guessing.
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Detectives do this all the time for date rape type cases. I do expect that a detective was listening in and possibly recording the call. Impossible to predict whether they will still arrest you. Put an attorney in retainer in case they try to question you. Don't answer any of their questions.
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