Minneapolis, MN asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas

Q: Is there an automatic year parole denial if the offender is on parole when caught with firearm??

I have a buddy who was going to serve a 90 day parole violation on January 9th and got caught with a gun... Will he automatically get a year denial when he goes up for parole or is it an option but not automatic??

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Adam Joseph Childers
Adam Joseph Childers
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • North Little Rock, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: A violation of parole does not mean that an individual will get an automatic year of incarceration. If your friend signed for 90 days on the parole violation then he will be released after the 90 days pending the outcome of the new charge and any bond they will have to make after the parole hold is lifted.

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