m1 charge threatening bodily harm

I am the one who called police and I over reacted my ex boyfriend threatened me but i knew he really wouldnt hurt me. I didn’t know that he could actually go to jail.  He was drinking — we were both tired and stressed. How can i help him so that he doesn’t go to jail — he doesn’t deserve jail

Asked on June 14, 2009 under Criminal Law, Ohio


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

I believe you had posted before.  It doesn't matter -- voluntary intoxication is no excuse and it sounds as if you are making excuses for a person who threatened you -- not good.

You cannot drop charges --- if the prosecutor decides to move forward, that is the prosecutor's choice.

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