I was speaking with my exboyfriend on the phone he’s is jail and he asked me to get him some drugs I told him yes knowing I was lieing to him and didn’t think much of it. He was bothering me about it and I just kept telling him sure. I sent and application to visit him with wrong information on it hoping they would deny it. I got tired of him asking if I was getting the stuff so I stopped talking to him. He got charged with conspiracy to introduce contraband. And now I received this letter stating my application to visit is denied for that reason. I haven’t been arrested nor have I received anything from any court but should I be worried that there will be a letter from the court? Will I get charged for lieing to him? I never got any drugs nor did I do any of the things he asked me to I only told him yes on the phone so that he would drop it and we could talk.
You have said too much already. The phones out of jails and prisons are all recorded--they even tell you that this conversation is subject to monitoring !!!! If it is Federal jail they have tried this before depends on what was said and how believable the conversation was!! If you get a letter ie summons to court make sure you have hired a lawyer.
Yes, you can be charged. That does not mean you will be convicted. You may have a good defense depending on the exact circumstances. However, you should not discuss this with anyone except your attorney. This forum is not secure and anything you write here is not confidential.
If you are contacted by the police, or by someone at the jail, politely decline to speak with them. Be firm in your refusal, regardless of what they say. You have an absolute right to not speak with them.
If you are charged, you should hire an attorney as quickly as possible. If you cannot afford one, the court will appoint an attorney to represent you.
Unfortunately they do have you on the phone readily admitting your willingness to participate in a conspiracy to pass drugs to an inmate. So yes, they can charge you. Should you get to that point, you may have a defense. The law requires two things to convict a person of a crime. The Mental Intent to do the crime, *Mens Rea", and some physical act in furtherance of the crime, "Actus Reus". You can argue your lack of intent: you were not serious, you were just placating him, etc.. You can argue that you did nothing to advance the crime: didn't procure any drugs, didn't go to the jail to see him, and even falsely filled out the form to be denied. As my colleagues have said: talk to no one but a lawyer. If anyone calls or comes by to investigate simply state that you will say nothing without an attorney being present. Say nothing more than that. Remember, "anything you say can and will be used against you".
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