I am 16 years old and I had stolen a 24 pack of beer that cost $21 and left the store without being caught. Long story short, the cops showed up to the house about 3 hours later and found out that I had stolen the beer and contacted the store that I stole it from. The cops then told me that the store was going to press charges against me for retail theft. I also failed the breathalyzer test, but they only wrote that up as a warning. I am curious as to how much the fine will be so I was wondering if I could get a ballpark number for how much it will be.
You should contact a local attorney who practices criminal law in the Juvenile court. You also should stop posting fact concerning uncharged crimes on a public forum.
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Look, you could have been looking at much more trouble than the theft, because your driver's license was at stake.Technically the fine may be as high as $1900, but more likely will be $300 if enforced. You should prepare for contact with a pretrial assessment officer. This person tries to come up with a resolution that fits your circumstance. Depending on your record and other things going on in your life, you may wish to have counsel with you during this interview...if you choose to do the interview. Given the facts, expect some drug and alcohol testing to become part of your probation. If you need actual legal advice, contact any criminal defense attorney, most will talk for free for a few minutes.
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