I recently found out that a "friend" used my name when she got pulled over. She had a suspended license so she used my name not knowing mine was expired. I was at work when this happened and I only found out because I received a letter in the mail about court being rescheduled for an unlicensed operator violation . Can I press charges? This isn't the first time shes used and abused and needs to learn there are consequences.
You are certainly free to make a report but it will be up to the police to decide whether to make an arrest. Has your friend admitted that she did this? If it's just your assumption based on her past behavior, the police may elect not to make an arrest when you report it.
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Well you have to do something or plead guilty to driving without a license. I would suggest you find an attorney to straighten things out.
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You can try. Call the police. ...............
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