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Does a second arrest count as double jeopardy?

I was arrested for possession of marijuana in 2009 and was sentenced to 18 months of probation and testing. Now I was arrested again. Does it count as double jeopardy since it was the same charge? Or can they still try me?

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    Craig Andersen | Andersen Law PLLC
    10000 NE 7th Ave Suite 330B
    Vancouver, WA 98685
    (360) 397-0111
    Double Jeopardy only attaches after a jury trial.
    Answer Applies to: Washington - Replied: 1/22/2013
    Lawrence Lewis, PC | Lawrence Lewis
    242 Culver Street, Suite103
    Lawrenceville, GA 30045
    (678) 407-9300
    While on probation, you were charged again for the same drugs you were on probation for, or were you arrested for a totally different amount of drugs. Double jeopardy is when you are arrested twice for the same drugs, not the same offense. If you continue to possess drugs, then you can be charged 100 times for 100 different possession of drugs.
    Answer Applies to: Georgia - Replied: 1/12/2013
    Phil Hache | Law Offices of Phil Hache
    15303 Ventura Blvd., 9th Floor, Suite 900
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
    (818) 336-1384
    It is not double jeopardy. Double jeopardy is an issue, for example, if being tried two times on the same incident. In your situation, although the charge may be repeating, it is a new "incident" that is causing the new charges. Also, penalties can potentially increase for multiple time offenders. I highly recommend that you speak with a criminal defense attorney in your area. How much did you have in your possession?
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 1/12/2013
    Eric Sterkenburg | Law Office of Eric Sterkenburg
    16478 Beach Boulevard, No. 329
    Westminster, CA 92683
    (562) 477-6940
    Double jeopardy only applies to one incident. If a person is charged with, shooting John and then nine years later shoots Jim he can be charge with that separate crime.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 1/12/2013
    Sally Hamblin | Hamblin Law Office
    4015 W. Houghton Lake Drive
    Houghton Lake, MI 48629
    (228) 224-7120
    Was it really the same crime or another separate act?
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 1/12/2013
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