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A Court won't offer a caution as punishment. Are you sure that is what it was?
my son is a soldier who got arrested for possesion of a class a drug. he has been cautioned by police and has to go to court
I don't think that can be right. He will either be cautioned by the Police or he will have to go to Court. It can't be both
he will have to go to court he informed the police he was in the army
The Court won't inform the army
will the police inform the army
even if he is guilty
It will just be registered against his name on the Police National Computer. But the Court will not inform anyone
the police suggested that they would inform the army the incident happened over a week ago, and he is due in court in 3 weeks. so your saying this will be dealt with just by a civil court without the military being informed ?
Its a criminal Court. But the Court won't involve the military.
You mentioned it was a civil offence. Possession is criminal, not civil.
Thank you for your help Alex he had a moment of madness that could result in his dismissal from the Army. If they were aware of it
Indeed. The court won't inform them
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Yes please if he is found guilty of possession of a class a drug as a criminal offence the court wont automatically inform the army
Its not automatic
Thank you for your advice
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