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    Posted by What likely happened... on 5/23/10

    was what you said coupled w/ the statute of limitations. Most
    states on crimes other than murder or rape, are 3-5 years.

    On 5/20/10, Jake wrote:
    > May 21, 2010...
    > I observed a case, or let me better say. In a case I worked
    > on as a paralegal, I saw that that the state authorities of
    > one state made absolutely no effort to extradite a defendant
    > on a misdemeanor warrant, after the defendant resided in
    > another state. The defendant continuously and purposefully
    > made contact with he DA's office and complaining police
    > department. The defendant frequently sent letters(4-6mo.
    > apart) advising them of his current address and telephone
    > number(s), and asking them to notify him if they needed him to
    > come back to the warrant state. The communications where sent
    > USPS Return Reciept/certified mail.
    > As I said, this defendant had communicate many and numerous
    > times with the police and DA's office in the "warrant" issuing
    > state and these never asked him to come back to that state.
    > The defendant then had a lawyer send several letters to the
    > DA's office, to which the DA's never responded back.
    > In the end after 4 years the defendant hired an attorney in
    > the "warrant state" and the attorney made an appearance on
    > behalf of the defendant. The charge was dismissed and the
    > defendant, never appeared in court. Charges where dismissed.
    > It may have been that the case grew and was stale, and that
    > the evidence was flimsy and the judge felt it was not worth
    > continuing it. end result, the case was dismissed over the
    > DA's objection.
    > Not to say that this will happen in your or any other case
    > again. But it did happen. You might consider consulting an
    > attorney in both WA and HI. The consult will give you info you
    > need and will be well worth the money spent. Some attorneys
    > will give you a consult for free.
    > Keep in mind, that this warrant being "out there", may cause
    > you problems. You should consult an attorney in your
    > jurisdiction as to what problems may arise for you in HI as a
    > result of an outstanding warrant in Washington State.
    > Best of luck.
    > On 5/07/10, MANUEL wrote:

    Posts on this thread, including this one
  • EXTRADITION, 5/07/10, by MANUEL.
  • Re: EXTRADITION, 5/20/10, by Jake.
  • Re: EXTRADITION, 5/23/10, by What likely happened....

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