hi im not sure if i have a bench warrant from 6 months ago, but i got caught for my 2nd dui 2 nights ago and i think i have a bench warrant. i spent the night in jail due to the dui but since i have a bench warrant open (not sure if i do) wouldnt have i spent more time in jail? or would it be up to the judge on my court date. help please
Normally if you have a bench warrant you would NOT be released and would be dragged into the court where the warrant is out of. One of two things happened. You don't have a bench warrant OR the Sheriff's Department screwed it up. A distinct possibility.
Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney
If you had a warrant you would not be released unless you posted additional
bail amount. Another issue is was the first duo from the same court. Also
you Kay ne charged with a vc 23164 violation of driving with a bag of .01
or greater while on dui probation. You should consult an attorney.
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