Me and my friend went shopping and all of a sudden she wanted to steal something I wasn’t to convinced since I’m 18 so she stole it and had everything in her hands I didn’t have anything besides my phone I got 2 tickets for having weed and for stealing the sweaters even though I wasn’t carrying or had them on me .
You need to consult an attorney. If what you are saying is accurate, then it is paramount to send a preservation letter to the retail store preserving all recordings. These typically get overwritten after 28 days, so time is of the essence.
Given that this is a co-defendant situation, you really need to lawyer up. Often times, situations like these turn into a battle of the lawyers and you want to be adequately represented.
To answer your question, jail is pretty unlikely (unless you have a history of retail theft charges or other convictions). Obviously I cannot say with any certainty as I know nothing of you or this case, but it is a rarity for someone to go to jail for retail theft.
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