a few days ago, my mother was at work & i had a few friends over. one of these friends had told us that his mother knew he was at his friend’s house but had apparently snuck out. when his mother woke up & he wasn’t there, she called the police. the police showed up at my house and said they smelled marijuana from outside the house. without my mother’s consent, they ran the drug dog through my house. they didn’t find any marijuana but they found paraphernalia and tobacco in my bedroom. one of my other friends had smoked the marijuana but the rest of us did not. the police also said that they found marijuana plants and seeds in my 11 year old brother’s closet that belonged to the friend who smoked the marijuana. the police were told by all of the parents via phone call that they were not permitted to breathalyze us w/out them present, the police proceeded to do it anyway w/out their consent. my mother was not made aware that the police had ran the drug dog through the house until after the police had searched it and shown her what was found. what should i expect?
I have re-set the practice area to criminal defense as this is a criminal law question. Attorneys in that area of practice may have a better answer. Given your age, you will likely be charged as a juvenile, although informal adjustments are sometimes done. Nevertheless, I would recommend that you get an attorney before you enter any admission or guilty plea to any charges that are brought. If you (or your parents) can not afford an attorney, you can ask the court to appoint one.
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