I am 16 years old, and I was with my friend who is 19. We walked into Wal-mart and secret shoppers followed us because my friend had a backpack on (just for her clothes from a prior sleepover) and they saw us steal a few items totaling just under 50 dollars, and they have pictures of us stealing the items. When we were walking out the alarms went off, so we stepped to the side. We got brought into an office and gave back every item we stole. They took our information and called the cops and are pressing charges. My parents were called and I was brought home, and I'm being fined $500. I have a juvenile court date, and I'm not sure what's going to happen to my friend. Can they get jail time for this? Will they have the same court date and fine?
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