He had about $25 worth of merchandise when we were stopped at the door, he handed the merchandise to the man who stopped us and then he ran out. I panicked and ran too. It was dark out and I got in my car and drove away to find him because he ran off the property. Is it likely that anything will happen to me
You can be arrested if there is probable cause to believe you were acting in concert with your friend.
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They would have to be able to prove that you were helping your friend. Mere presence is not enough.
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