Myself and another person were pulled over, searched and arrested. I was arrested for driving on a suspended lic. The other person got arrested for possession. Once booked in I got charged with the marijuana as well. We were placed in the same patrol vehicle and our conversation was recorded. At the very end of the tape (I'm being told) I admitted to knowing it was in the vehicle. The amount was very small. The other person plead guilty and served the time. I was bonded out the very next day and have gone to court 3 times now trying to get the D.A. to drug test me and drop the charge. I have been advised to hire an attorney. If the other person plead guilty can I still be charged with marijuana?
Yes. In Texas more than one person can be in possession of marijuana even if it is a very small amount, thus even if one person has already accepted responsibility and punishment you can still be prosecuted. I advise that you hire an experienced attorney to help you resolve this case.
Yes, you can still be charged.
It would be a good idea to hire an attorney to help you discover what evidence the state has.
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