A man is being charged with giving several girls drugs and one of them passed away. He gave them drugs over years and years and I only a handful of times within a year. They said I won't be but said I would not be able to get it in writing. The detective has it in a recorder me saying he has given me drugs a few times. So I really can't plead the fifth.
Cops can lie to you. It's called using a ruse.
Further, cops don't have the authority to prosecute or not prosecute. That call lies with the chief prosecuting attorney in the county.
It would be wise for you to stop talking until you lawyer up. Period.
It concerns me there is nothing in writing. The idea they couldn't reduce their "deal" into writing sounds like bull to me. Again though, you should connect with an attorney, give him / her all the details and then start separating fact from fiction.
Best of Luck.
An Attorney-Client relationship has not been established. Becket J. Jones is not your attorney. In order to protect your interests, you should engage with and retain a competent criminal defense attorney who practices often in the court you are scheduled to be in front of if you have been (or believe you will be) charged with a crime in the State of Michigan.
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My colleagues are correct. In addition, your Fifth Amendment rights do not disappear because the police already have a statement from you. You do not have to, nor should you, speak to the police without consulting an experienced defense attorney.
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The Kent County Prosecutor is the only person that can make a binding agreement. You should consult with a local attorney to further advise you. Good luck.
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