I own a music promotion company, and during one of my shows i went outside because i saw some girls in the parking lot (which is not allowed), when i approached them to tell them to return inside, two officers came out of the woods with their flashlights pointed in my eyes, and said "don't move" (they did not say they were police). They charged me with underage possession of alcohol, and due to my previous record with alch. charges i am nervous about possible jail time. I feel like what they did was very wrong, and they had no right to arrest me for that charge.
You need to hire a lawyer to help you in this matter. Don't put additional facts on this public website. If you did not have possession of any alcohol, then you probably have a good defense to the charge, but all of that should be discussed in confidence with your attorney.
No, entrapment would occur if they wore plainclothes, said to you, "Hey kid, want some alcohol?" and you accepted it, and then they arrested you. The fact that you were physically "trapped" between 2 officers does not make it "entrapment", nor is it entrapment if they merely watched to see if you would violate the law.
Our firm practices in Loudoun. We'd be happy to discuss this case further with you if you would like. The two previous answers are both correct. Discuss the details of your case one on one with a local attorney.
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