Reno, NV asked in Military Law for North Carolina

Q: My son went AWOL in 1/15 from Fort Bragg Military base.He was just arrested on 2/18, for damage to private property

He is being held at the Harnett co. jail. They have a hold on him for extradition to Kentucky. Why is he going to Kentucky? Also what ever time he does waiting to be picked up, will it count as credit for time served if he ends up doing jail time there?

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Patrick Korody
Patrick Korody
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A: He will be picked up my the military and taken back to his current unit, which may not be the unit he went AWOL from. He will get credit for the days in confinement starting when a detainer was placed on him for the military - meaning from the day he would have been released but for the military warrant.

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