My friend was recently arrested when we were pulled over by the police. There were illegal substances in the car. My friend would like me to make a statement claiming they were mine. I simply wondered if these claims could later be brought against me in a separate trial.
Yes, you could be charged for possessing the items.
This answer is for general information purposes only. This answer does not create an attorney-client relationship. Since this is a public forum, the information provided is not protected by the attorney-client privilege.
Yes, of course, you would be confessing to whatever crime your friend is currently charged with and that confession would be used against you when you’re prosecuted for that crime.
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