So my boyfriend he's 18 he jus turned 18 he's in the 11th grade and he's young minded so on Friday the 12th he got arrested and I found out on Monday so he was at Garfield heights police department in Ohio and they transferred him to cuyhoga county jail on the jail website it doesn't say what he did it says his status is unknown it says his case code and his address it says his bond is 100,000 dollars and than it says he has to meet in the arriagment room at 10 on the 22nd I'm worried I don't know what he did there are no charges and it's been a week he hasn't eaten I don't think but I'm worried I'm scared I love him I don't know what he could've done he's a good kid yeah he's 18 but we're both still in highschool he's in 11th grade he's 18 but not a grown up in the head .. it hurts me because I love him and he has no attorney or no one to stand by him no judge either I need help I'm going insane
You can see if he has already been indicted by visiting the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Courts website and search the docket for his name. The indictment is the formal document charging a person with a criminal offense. The $100k bond suggests he is charged with a serious offense, and his transfer from Garfield to county means it’s certainly a felony offense. At his arraignment on the 22nd the judge will outline the charges against him and assign a lawyer if he cannot afford one. If he or his family and friends can afford it, he should hire an attorney ASAP.
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A $100,000 bond indicates that he is accused of a very serious and potentially violent crime.
His family needs to see of they can get him a lawyer. If they can't afford one, the court can appoint a lawyer for him when he has court next.
In the meantime everyone needs to be careful about talking to him on the phone. Anything he says to you or his family can be used against him in court.
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My colleagues are correct. He needs to hire a good attorney ASAP. If he cannot afford an attorney he needs to ask for a PD.
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