On 1/2/19 [email protected] Walmart I attempted to Shoplift mainly groceries, 4 shirts, OTC Senna stool softener & Caltrate calcium supplement. The total was ~ $575 & some change. My Son was supposed to meet me b/c I had brought my purse but not my wallet! I was buy the exit scanners looking for him & texting on my phone. I was stopped by Liss Protection & I said I need my wallet to pay & she replied ‘it’s too late for that!’ The took me to the LP Office & called the Police outside of the room & took them I was ‘UNCOOPERATIVE!’ I was NOT!! They took my phone & iWatch away! The Police arrived, the male Police Officer was rude & cut me off anytime I tried to speak. The female one was VERY nice! She frisked me & took my finger prints, gave me my ticket & released me! I was on Unemployment & Im trying to get Disability b:c I have MULTIPLE health problems, many Dr.’s appointments & unfortunately medications! I almost died in December & was in the Hospital for 2 weeks after my husband called 911! I’m FREAKING OUT b/c I’m SCARED TO DEATH that I’m going to jail for 60 months & pay a HEFTY FINE when I am BROKE!! I read about a Pretrail Diversion Program........how can I do this!?
While many times diversion is an option, it's not a guarantee. Most prosecutors and courts will look at a variety of factors before deciding whether or not diversion is offered. You should contact an attorney and have them walk you through the process and help guide you to a satisfactory result.
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