If you are picked up and arrested by the police department you may or may not have charges brought against you. The fact that you are arrested is scary to most people and usually will alter the course of your life including your schedule as well as your potential freedom. There are a plethora of crimes that can be committed or brought up against someone. The case is different depending on the crime or the charges that are brought against you. You need to know about your arrest to know what you are going to be dealing with. Ajua Bail Bonds outlines the difference between being arrested to being arrested with charges.
What is the Meaning of Being Arrested?
You can be arrested by a police officer you are picked up and taken to the local jail. The jail is going to process you just like any other criminal and you will be fingerprinted, photographed and booked in the jail. The process is the same no matter what the arrest was for. The officer will have a reason for the arrest but the charges are actually brought against a person by the attorney acting on behalf of the city or county you live in . The arrest is different than the charges.
What is Arrested & Charged?
If you are arrested and charged with a crime of any kind you are still going to be arrested. The difference is that you could be charged before you have ever been arrested. This is called being picked up on a warrant. The attorney’s office may find that there is enough to charge a particular person with a crime and they will take the information and evidence to a judge. The judge will sign off on the charges and issue an arrest warrant. The warrant is issued to the local police officers who will then go out in search of that particular person. The officer will put the suspect under arrest when they are found and then take them to be booked at the jail. The charges can also come after you are arrested and the officer takes his evidence to the attorney. They may find that there is enough to charge you and you will receive the case. The charges are what you are then responsible for and you will need to see a judge and potentially receive a sentence. The charges can come to you for many types of crimes that have the potential to land you in jail for a long time.
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There are some ways that a person charged with a crime can be dealt with. One way is the judge may require you to attend counseling or classes pertaining to your particular charge. They may also allow you to be bailed out of the jail so you can continue work on your case. Being bailed out is essential in working on your case and being able to discuss strategy with your attorney.
Ajua Bail Bonds can get you out of jail fast. Call us whenever you or a loved one need our services.