Can I still be charged if I was accused of prostitution by a detective but never taken to jail or given a citation at the time of the alleged crime? 8 Answers as of January 10, 2014

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O'Leary Associates, P.A.
O'Leary Associates, P.A. | John A. O'Leary
Yes. You may still be arrested on a warrant for prostitution.
Answer Applies to: South Carolina
Replied: 1/10/2014
Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC
Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC | John F Brennan
I cannot tell form the facts given, get an attorney available and counsel prior to speaking with the authorities again.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 1/8/2014
Michael Breczinski
Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
This depends on the proof that the detective has. Just because he has accused you does not mean that he can prove it.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 1/8/2014
Law Office of Eric Sterkenburg
Law Office of Eric Sterkenburg | Eric Sterkenburg
The prosecution has a year after the incident to file charges in a misdemeanor. If the officer filed a report it will be reviewed and a decision to file or not will be made.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 1/8/2014
Jefre S. Goldtrap
Jefre S. Goldtrap | Jefre S. Goldtrap
The state must begin proceedings within the statute of limitations for the offense. Prostitution is an A misdemeanor and the state would have to initiate proceedings, charge you within one year.
Answer Applies to: Tennessee
Replied: 1/8/2014
    Ascheman & Smith | Landon Ascheman
    Yes, you are not required to be arrested or given a citation at the time of the incident.
    Answer Applies to: Minnesota
    Replied: 1/8/2014
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