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Can a person press charges for another person and testify on the behalf of both properties?

I have 2 counts of burglary. The accuser is trying to press charges for 2 homes, 1 of which he does not own. And is it okay to arrest a person off the description of their clothes? Thank you.

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    Francis John Cowhig | Universal Law Group, Inc.
    430 S. Garfield Avenue
    Alhambra, CA 91801
    (626) 308-9936
    A person can be arrested and charged based on any number of things including clothing. Whether or not that is enough to convict is to be seen. If you do not have one already, I strongly suggest that you hire an attorney.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 11/11/2013
    James Smith | Law Office of James E. Smith
    7251 Lake Mead Blvd., Suite 300
    Las Vegas, NV 89128
    (702) 460-3765
    Yes to both.
    Answer Applies to: Nevada - Replied: 11/11/2013
    Jared Austin | Austin Legal Services, PLC
    909 N. Washington Ave.
    Lansing, MI 48906
    (517) 614-1983
    If the police believe that the description is credible and is enough to tie you in to the crimes, they can arrest you and forward the matter to the prosecuting attorney's office. Contrary to popular myth, victims and people do not and cannot press criminal charges. It is up to the prosecutor and the prosecutor alone on whether or not to press charges and pursue a criminal case. Keep in mind, that it is one thing to be charged and it is another matter entirely for your guilt to be proven beyond all reasonable doubt. If you have been charged with a crime, retain an experienced criminal lawyer in your area to review your case, options, and likely outcomes. If you believe you have been the victim of a crime, contact the police to file a report to see if charges can be filed.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 11/11/2013
    John F Brennan | Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC
    24001 Greater Mack
    St Clair Shores, MI 48080
    (586) 778-0900
    The police and prosecutor bring the charges, in this case there would be two counts. The arrest could be reasonable depending on the circumstances, they still have to prove their cases. Get a good attorney.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 11/11/2013
    Brendan M. Kelly | Law Office of Brendan M. Kelly
    1700 Farnam Street, Suite 2820
    Omaha, NE 68102
    (402) 455-1711
    The answer to both questions is yes. Get a lawyer to help you out of this problem.
    Answer Applies to: Nebraska - Replied: 11/11/2013
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