When Jack goes to the house and breaks in because the locks have been changed, there is snow all over the ground. A short time later when the police are there investigating, the snow is practically all gone.
Both the husband are wife are arrested on separate occasions but in both cases the charges are dropped. This is bought up against them later that they now have a "police record". Nobody has a "record" until convicted in a court of law. That is a fundamental tenet of the Western justice system.