My husband and I got into a fight and he was detained (not arrested) by police. There was one witness to the situation, but we were all told we needed to come back in because we were intoxicated. Pictures were taken, but neither of us have any physical markings then or now. My husband went in and he told them he had no statement to give. The witness is refusing to go in and I am going in to say we fought but it was only verbal. They told him he is currently under investigation for suspected assault. Will they just drop the whole thing since none of the official statements say anything happened or will they continue investigation?
There is not way to tell whether they will continue the investigation. Obviously, they will try to get enough information from you to continue the investigation.
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Only the prosecuting attorney may decide whether to drop charges. If not, your husband has a right to a trial. An experienced criminal defense attorney can help him evaluate defenses and mitigation. Any that you or your husband says might be used as evidence against you.
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