I was charged and arrested for something I didn't do and I'm fighting in court now, but because of this article I've lost my job of nine years, my insurance, friends and church members, and people won't speak to me. Why is the press able to ruin a person's life just to sell newspapers?
Arrest records and warrants are public records, therefore anyone, including media, can obtain them and publish that information.
Your arrest is public information. They aren't telling the public anything they couldn't find out on their own. As long as the reporting is accurate, its legal. So as long as they report you are being charged and don't say you've been convicted its all good. If you made the front page, your alleged crime must be newsworthy so I doubt it would've stayed quiet.
Why? It's public information and the press has the option whether or not to report it.
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