These is what is written on my cousins release papers. She got booked and a couple hours later released from jail.. She said she just sat in a big room they took her finger prints and picture and then she sat in a room with a bunch of chairs and a tv and the sheriff sat behind a desk. And then about 12 hrs later they called her name cut her braclet off gave her belongings back and she left. She has court scheduled in a few weeks. She never got to speak with an attorney or anything.
She's being charged with one count of Unlawful Possession of a Methamphetamine. If she has no prior drug convictions and the amount involved was less than 2 grams of usable methamphetamine; otherwise it will be charged as a felony. The rest of what you're describing is what a person goes through when they are booked. If she requested an attorney or to speak with an attorney, that can effect the admissibility of statements or other evidence in the case. At this point, she needs to consult with a criminal defense lawyer on how best to proceed.
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