Was caught shoplifting at Target and instead of having me arrested and hauled away, they showed some mercy and enrolled me into the C.A.P program. Bottom line is to pay $350 but I don't have any money. What happens now?
If you can't afford the program then perhaps Target will file a report with the police. If so, you need to get an attorney.
If you fail to complete a diversion program your case is placed back on the docket and your case will go back before the judge. You could be placed on probation and required to pay additional costs of supervision. I would highly recommend that you try to come up with the money as the case will be dismissed once you complete all of the C.A.P. requirements.
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You may well be prosecuted.
Diversion is not free. But it is worth every dime.
If I were you then I would find a (legitimate) way to pay for CAP.
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I know it is a lot of money, but that is the cheapest way out and it would not make it to the court system. Failure to do C.A.P. they will send it to the court.
If it hits the court system, you will be well advised to retain an attorney,
Good luck to you.
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