If you are charged with a misdemeanor, but weren’t arrested does that automatically violate your probation?
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You are required by the rules of probation to report law enforcement contact to your P.O. Even if you are found not guilty you can violate for that
"Automatically"? No. Will it end up being the basis of a VOP? Probably.
First, make no mistake: You were arrested. You were not booked - you were PTA'd / NTA'd - but you were "paper arrested" and that is a solid basis for a VOP.
Second, it is very likely that your PO will do her/his job, "run" you when you report and when this happens they will see the new entry in the Clerk's Office for your pending misdemeanor offense.
Finally, as a standard condition of your probation you must report any and all contact with law enforcement (which would include being stopped for a traffic violation, much less being PTA'd for a misdemeanor offense) and if you fail to do so then you earn yourself an independent VOP for failing to truthfully report.
For these reasons you should lawyer up asap (both substantively for the new charge and proactively for an imminent VOP) and while you can hope for the best you should prepare for the worst.
Wishing you luck and hoping that I have been helpful in answering your question.
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A new law offense is a violation of probation. However, it's possible that your PO won't catch it right away because you weren't arrested. If/When they see the new charge, they will probably write a VOP affidavit and have a judge sign a warrant for you. Unfortunately, it's common to be held without bond on a violation of probation. You should speak with an attorney soon.