Durant, OK asked in Legal Malpractice and Criminal Law for Oklahoma

Q: Is it legal to be arrested for the same warrant you were just released from jail for for failure to expedite?

I was told that even if you are arrested on a warrant in a different county & sit in jail for the max days they can hold you before being released, for failure to expedite you to the county with the warrant, they are still legally allowed to pick you up right after being released for that same active warrant. I'm not understanding how this is legal? How can they pick you up and release you over and over for the same warrant when the county it is in has made it clear they aren't going to spend the money to come get you?

1 Lawyer Answer
Keegan Kelley Harroz
Keegan Kelley Harroz
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: Yes, this is unfortunately legal. The best thing that you can do is hire an attorney to handle this as quickly as the justice system will allow.

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