My question involves criminal law for the state of: california
Ok,I'm at a party and I get way too drunk and pass out.I have my keys attached to my wallet with my id in it.I have a suspened license but drive anyways(i still gotta live) anyways I pass out and wake up to my wallet, and truck keys,and truck missing.I call my girlfriend get a ride home and find out the next day my truck was taken by "friends" who were driving around and got pulled over and ran.The driver ran and got away.The cop finds my wallet hanging from the ignition, looks at my Id and says to the remaining passengers "so and so(me) was driving wasnt he"? They say yes and write a statement saying I was driving.I later ask why they did this and they said that they were drunk,stoned,and afraid I was gonna press charges,and just wanted to get out of there
Well my girfriend got my truck out of impound and I was reimbursed by the driver (witch is now living back in washington) I dont wanna press charges cause its resolved and I just flat out dont like cops.
Well today I find out I have an arrest warrant for this and the cops are trying to pin this on me. I do have a record but never once ran from the cops,resisted arrest,and always fess up if I'm gulity. What I'm wondering is does anyone think they have a case? Especially if one of the guys that made the statement is gonna renigg and testify on my behalf (I just met the second statement giver that night and dont even really know who he is).Thanks idk