Wichita Falls, TX asked in DUI / DWI for North Carolina

Q: Say i left north carolina on probation for dui an they issued a warrant misdemeanor. Is there a statue of limitations on

I left over 10 years ago an not drank since but family emergency has me going back can the arrest me an lock me in prison for leaveing or is there a statue of limitations

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A: The statute of limitations limits the amount of time from which they can issue a warrant or complaint (charge) in relation to the date of offense. Once they issue the warrant, the warrant could be renewed indefinitely, until you are arrested. Otherwise, everyone would do what you did and just leave for a certain period of time and return with a clean slate.

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