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One ticket submitted twice resulted in two warrants/second arrest

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Junior Member
What is the name of your state? ca
An officer seems to have submitted one ticket for driving on a suspended license twice(the same ticket number). The first submission/court date was attended and resulted in 2 fix-it tickets. The second submission caused a violation of probation and multiple warrants,and subsequent arrest. It is believed that this was done intentionally due to a grudge the issuing officer held/holds. The second ticket was turned in by officer a week later than the first. All of this has resulted in a sizeable loss of income due to being fired from job for missing work due to being incarcerated.
Is there any chance of recieving compensation for the damages willfully caused by officer(detective?) (Loss of job, having to move to avoid harrassment, impounding of vehicle, and 5 days spent in jail.)
Can this be construed as double jeopardy? The warrant and arrest was after the same ticket/charge had already been addressed and taken care of.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated, the court appointment is at 9 A.M.(6 hours away)


Junior Member
if it was for the same violation (vehicle code,penal code) than no they cant charge you twice.Am I missing something?where you charged with the exact same thing?or was it like lets say a driving w/o a license and than he sent you a correction by mail that it was really a driving on suspended?


Junior Member
once ticketed/twice charged

1 ticket, pulled over once, already faced judge once and was told to come back with proof of correction (show them my valid DL and repaired windshield.) A week later Sherriff showed up at house and was arrested. Showed proof of appearance for at time of arrest, citation number(from appearance) matched what was on warrant paperwork. Officer (in disbelief) called dispatch to verify and got another odd response, but still was taken in. So far, every official that has seen this has been bewildered(a few officials have said that there are definite grounds for a case.) Not a change/correction of charge as in your example, same charge. Same exact penal code, same exact citation number.
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