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On March 21963 it was a normal day at work for eight-teen year old Rebecca Johnson Rebecca had just finished up her last duties at the movie theaters refreshment counter and left for the bus stop around 1130 PM She got off the bus at 1210 and began her short walk home On her walk a car sharply pulled out of a driveway and almost hit her A man jumped out of the car and grabbed her The man threw Rebecca in the back seat of his car and tied her hands and feet together with rope Then he drove to the Arizona desert where he raped her Two hours later the man returned Rebecca back to her neighborhood She raced home and told her sister what had just happened She detailed her night to the police also Rebecca described the attacker and his car to the police 37-11 At first the officers doubted whether Rebecca was telling the truth because her statements were sometimes inconsistent On March 9 1963 at about 1145 PM Rebeccas brother-in-law noticed a car matching his sisters description and he wrote down the license plate number Four days later detectives ran a check on the number that was giving to them by Rebeccas brother-in-law which lead to a car matching Rebeccas description indeed The owner of the car Ernesto Miranda was taken into custody That same day at the police station Rebecca picked out Miranda from a lineup After being picked Ernesto was sent to the interrogation room where Officer Cooley and Officer Young began questioning Miranda 311-13 In the room Ernesto was not told that he had the right to an attorney and there is dispute as to whether he was told he had the right to remain silent After a couple of hours of questioning Miranda signed a confession In June 1963 the trial in the case of the state of Arizona v Ernesto Miranda got under way
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