How long can a person be held in jail without being charged?

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The person of interest in this case is female, 18 years old, no prior convictions. She was arrested at a meth raid and was asleep at the time of raid. She tested clean for drug use and was not in the part of the home where illegal activity was taking place. The arrest occurred 3-25-11 and she has not been charged or appointed legal representation; her bond is set at $50,000. What can she be charged with and what timeline is there for charging? Why can't there be a bond reduction? She has been cooperative.

Answered 6 years ago| Contributor
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