Floral, AR asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas

Q: 3 people arrested for drugs and guns 2 went fta the 3rd went to court it got thrown out what happens to the 2 fta's

the fbi didnt hand over any documents or video so they threw hers out now what happens to the 2 who went on the run

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Richard Lane Hughes
Richard Lane Hughes
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: The persons that failed to appear remain subject to prosecution. Jeapordy did not attach to those individuals since they did not appear to defend themselves. There may be reasons that the failure to disclose "Brady" material in the case of accused number one will impact the prosecution of accused 2 and 3. It is impossible to say given the facts stated.

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