Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas

Q: Is there a statue of limitation on a first-degree manufacturing and delivery charge in Texas?

I received a manufacturing and delivery over 200 under 400 in Texas. I was currently on adjudicated felony probation and it served half of that sentence and was being let off early for good behavior from another county. The investigators talk to the judge and dropped my bond down so that I can get out if I agreed to work with them. However they wanted me to tell them things that weren't true and so I moved to Mexico to avoid the indictment.

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Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Sorry, but the limitations clock stops ticking when the defendant is outside the state of Texas. It also stopped ticking upon the filing of a formal charging document. The controlling statutes are available here:

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