To make things short, I or someone that I know confessed to a crime to police when they were likely one of several suspected suspects. Was never even contacted by the police regarding it, just went in and confessed out of feeling guilty and handed over a key piece of evidence to police. Was then charged with a single felony count. Completely screwed out of a chance at a decent plea deal given the circumstances?
Your attorney will have all of the information needed to answer your questions. We know nothing about your case and you should not post anything about it online.
You didn't say that you have an attorney? Do you have one? If not, get one by hiring an attorney or asking the court to appoint you one if you can't afford a private attorney. That person will have access to all the information of your case. Additionally, being honest and helpful goes a long way with some prosecutor's. I have had cases charged with felonies and the cases were settled with misdemeanors. Get an attorney!
Yes, your actions may make it a little more difficult to obtain a decent plea recommendation, but maybe not. You need to go consult with a good local defense attorney. They may be able to smooth it out to a degree. Best of luck.
Whether you can get a decent deal depends on a number of circumstances such as prior history, other possible proof issues, nature of the specific charge and various other factors. In some cases even if the prosecutor does not have major proof issues, they may offer a reduction if there are mitigating circumstances. Based on your post you, or whoever was involved definitely needs to retain an attorney without delay. I also agree with the other attorney's post that you should not be posting information about this case online.
First of all, I would contact an attorney about this matter. Second, do not post any other specific facts about the case online. And lastly, when you contact an attorney, they will be able to better advise you as to any possible deals in your case. The quality of the deal may depend on your past criminal history, the facts of the case and a variety of different circumstances. The fact that you took responsibility for your actions could be something you tell your lawyer about, so that the lawyer can pain that in a good light.
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