My mom lied to the cops and said my husband stabbed her with a screwdriver and she pressed charges. She was heavily intoxicated and has mental disorders. The cops asked me what happened I told them and told them my mom was lying she didn't even have a stab wound nor did an ambulance come and they knew she was really drunk and up for 4 days on drugs but for some reason the cops still look my husband to jail . How can they do that when I told them she's lying and isn't mentally right and I was right there when they got into a fight and I was sober
Let’s hope reasonable minds prevail when everybody sobers up. A good criminal defense attorney could help sort this out.
SAN DIEGO CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY--20 years experience
Assuming what you say is true, then the DA will probably not file charges. But just because you say something did not happen does not mean the cops will suddenly believe you and give you an apology. They probably don't know you from a hole in the wall so why should they suddenly believe you? People lie to the cops all the time and when alcohol is involved, best bet is to believe nobody and let the attorneys hammer it out. You weren't drinking or using drugs by any chance were you?
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This sounds like a volatile situation. The cops probably felt they had to arrest somebody before one of the people involved got seriously injured or killed. It may be necessary to take the case to trial so a jury can decide which version of events they believe.
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