Q: If crime took place 98% in utah 2% i Nevada, can both states prosocute same incident or who has legal juristiction ?
Charges are grand larceny and kidnapping (w out physical harm).
A: If you committed a crime in one state and it continued across a state line into another state and the act being committed was against the law in that state as well then the crime took place 100% in Nevada and 100% in Utah. Both states have jurisdiction. Both states can prosecute for the violation of their laws. Crossing state lines can also bring about federal law complications because many federal laws are activated when a criminal act includes interstate travel. To paraphrase Mr. Cramer's normal advice: you need the assistance of a qualified criminal defense attorney. In YOUR case, you may be well-advised to seek an attorney licensed in both jurisdictions.
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