Statute of Limitations on Arrest Warrants?


If there is an outstanding arrest warrant for any crime, there is no statute of limitations. The reason that there are not statutes of limitations for arrest warrants and bench warrants is because the court has deemed that there is enough evidence against the person for the individual to be arrested. People with arrest warrants also often try to flee the area in which they have a warrant and sometimes, it can take long periods of time for law enforcement to locate them.
Q&A Related to "Statute of Limitations on Arrest Warrants?"
There is no statute of limitations for arrest
I believe the Statute is "suspended" indefinitely if there is an actual arrest warrant for an individual who is now viewed as a fugitive. The theory is that a person should
Arrest warrants stay active until resolved.
Generally speaking: 1 year for a second degree misdemeanor. 2 years for a first degree misdemeanor. 3 years for second or third degree felonies. 4 years for a first degree felony.
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