Q: How can you have a warrant for something you never got in trouble for and was let go w/o any kind of ticket or arrested
They don’t even know the date when it initially happened. How can they say she has warrant for something they don’t have any record of happening?
A: If you have an open warrant, you are going to need a criminal attorney NOW.
I agree with my colleague - get a lawyer if you have a criminal arrest warrant pending.
FYI - Sometimes it takes time for law enforcement and the prosecutor's office to review the circumstances of a particular incident to which law enforcement responds. During this time, they review statements, possibly obtain other statements, and can even execute search warrants to obtain relevant evidence. It is not, therefore, uncommon for an arrest warrant to be issued after some time elapses from the incident that was investigated.
Consult with a criminal defense attorney.
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