A police officer in Minnesota has been arrested for:
misconduct of an officer
criminal damage to property (referred to as criminal mischief in Florida)
Michael Ficken is accused of going into a jealous rage and using his status as a law enforcement officer to damage property and threaten people.
After being arrested on the criminal charges, Ficken was released on his own recognizance. (commonly known as ROR) In Jacksonville, Florida, a judge can release someone on their own recognizance if he or she finds that the person is not a danger to the community and is not a flight risk. The person arrested is trusted to come back to all future dates and does not have to post a bond to get out of jail.
If you have been arrested in Duval County, contact our Duval County Criminal Defense Law Firm at (904) 634-0900.