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Are drug tests standard for shop lifting charges?

My sister was arrested for shoplifting and at the police station they administered a drug test. Is this normal? I wasn't there so I have no details but it just seemed odd to me.


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    Francis John Cowhig | Universal Law Group, Inc.
    430 S. Garfield Avenue
    Alhambra, CA 91801
    (626) 308-9936
    No. Drug tests are not standard.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 7/18/2013
    Lawrence Lewis, PC | Lawrence Lewis
    242 Culver Street, Suite103
    Lawrenceville, GA 30045
    (678) 407-9300
    Standard, not really. Permitted, yes.
    Answer Applies to: Georgia - Replied: 7/18/2013
    Timothy J. Thill | Timothy J. Thill P.C.
    261 E. Quincy ST
    Riverside, IL 60546
    (708) 443-1200
    That is odd to me, as well. I can only guess that maybe something in her behavior at the station, or her interactions with the police gave them reason to conduct that drug test.
    Answer Applies to: Illinois - Replied: 7/18/2013
    JR Morgenstern | BP Law Group
    8815 Research Dr.
    Irvine, CA 92618
    (888) 690-5557
    No.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 7/18/2013
    Jeff Yeh | Law Office of Jeff Yeh
    3810 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1110
    Los Angeles, CA 90010
    (213) 446-2495
    Absolutely not normal. Petty theft is a crime of moral turpitude, and if convicted she can kiss her career aspirations goodbye. Hire a lawyer before she gets duped into a plea she will regret for life.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 7/18/2013
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