Who all can be charged for the same crime if only one name was on the warrant for the residence?
Question Details: If the cops are coming to a house with a search warrant and on the warrant was one specific person's name who all can be charged in the house? If the person listed on the warrant has a girlfriend and they share a room can both be charged for the same offense?
The warrant allows the police to search; it does not limit who can be charged. Anyone for whom the police have or find evidence that they committed a crime may be charged. So in the case you describe, if the evidence (e.g. drugs or stolen goods in the shared room) suggests both people were involved, they can both be charged.
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