Denver, CO asked in Criminal Law for Colorado

Q: How long does it take for a warrant to be made for an escape from community corrections in colorado

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Jonathan Greenlee

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Boulder, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: It depends. In most cases, the warrant is issued quickly and you will be charged with the Escape case at around the same time you are in court to be re-sentenced to DOC on the remainder of your time. It does happen that there is a delay and the Escape charge will not show until you are re-paroled on the sentence. If you have not appeared on your Escape case before being returned to DOC, be sure to file a detainer to avoid paroling to a hold for the Escape warrant.

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