Call the district clerk's office of the county where the offense occurred. Provide the last name of the defendant and ask if there has been a no bill or motion to dismiss in the file.
If the district clerk has no information, call the district attorney offices for the county where the offense occurred and where the victim resides. Provide the last name of the defendant and ask if a charge has been accepted or refused.
If the district attorney has no information, then call the local police department and request to speak with the detective assigned to the case.
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