Is it possible to be charged with a misdemeanor yet not be arrested, issued a ticket, fined or told to make a court appearance?

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Is it possible to be charged with a misdemeanor yet not be arrested, issued a ticket, fined or told to make a court appearance?

I was involved in a fight, the cops came. I was told if I were to be charged it would be a Class C misdemeanor. I was never ticketed or arrested. I have not received anything in the mail, but was called a year later concerning the other person involved in the fight. He had gotten into other trouble, and the police just asked me to clarify his behavior in the fight with me. I am wondering if I was charged or the police simply kept info about the incident.

Asked on March 3, 2012 under Criminal Law, Texas

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