Legal Question in Criminal Law in Ohio

If 3 people in a home are arrested for illegal manufacturing of meth, can just 1 of those people take responsibility and the other people have charges dropped?

Asked on 6/24/12, 7:42 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

John Sauter Cloppert, Latanick, Sauter & Washburn

The ultimate decision to drop any charges will be up to the prosecutor. If methamphetamine was being produced in a home that certainly all occupants would have known about its production, leading me to believe that one person taking responsibility will not result in charges being dropped against the others, particularly if those charges include conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine.

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Answered on 6/24/12, 8:09 pm

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