I was given a summons and not arrested. Will that be on my record if the charges are dropped?

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I admit I stole some promotional gift cards from a store and used them to buy food. It was stupid but my family was hungry. I was caught and issued a summons and not arrested. I went back to the store the very next day and repaid everything I took. Now I have to deal with the court. I was $29 over the class c limit and it is a class b misdemeanor. I am 26 and a 4.0 grad student. I feel I had a bright future but this black mark might ruin me. I am going to try to get into a pre trial deferment program in hopes I can do community service and not face a conviction. My questions are…
1) If I am able to get into the program and get the charges dropped after the community service will the summons be on my permanent record? I know an arrest will stay but I was not arrested.
2) If all goes well what would be on my record?
3) If convicted will I be unable to apply for government work in the future?

Thanks

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2 Responses to I was given a summons and not arrested. Will that be on my record if the charges are dropped?

  1. One Big Shoulder says:

    only if you are convicted it iwll appear on your record and you must stay out of trouble or they can bring those charges back

  2. T says:

    arrest and convicts will show up (and pending charges) nothing else

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