If I am being wrongfully accused of trespassing and have proof that I didn't, will the obstruction charge that goes along with it also be dropped?
Question Details: I rent a room in a home. They kicked in the door when I refused to open it. I was more than happy to communicate through the door I just wasn't going to open it because I lived there and didn't break any law. However, they tased me. I have my girlfriend to vouch because we both lived there together.
No, it does not have to be: the prosecutor could voluntarily choose to dismiss it, but is not required to. You are not allowed to obstruct the police, an investigation, or justice even if it turns out that they the underlying legal issue is moot; the act of obstruction, regardless of the outcome of the underlying matter, is improper.
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