Accused of Child Cruelty:pos Inj/Dth (Felony) for having a bullet w/ paraphernalia in a secure container which he didn't remember or know it was there?
The possible outcomes range from nothing to a prison sentence, depending on all the particular facts and circumstances of the case. He should get an attorney to represent him. Feel free to contact me regarding the details of the case. Best of luck to you.
No one could answer this question based on the information given. First off, it sounds as if they are charging him with Child Neglect, not child cruelty (same code, but different elements). Why are they saying the child was in danger? What is it you say about a bullet? What kind of paraphernalia? How was the container secured and where was it found? Why were the police wherever that was in the first place?
Depending on the evidence or lack thereof, a defendant can be placed on probation and or go to jail. There is a lot of detail that needs to be covered. We need more information to answer this question. Contacting a criminal attorney for a consultation would be the way to go.
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