Can you be extradite internationally for DUI?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Miami, FL

If you are living overseas and you have a warrant on your arrest from US for DUI, can you be extradite from the other country if the US government finds out you are overseas?

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  1. Jesus Novo III

    Contributor Level 14


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    Answered . Yes you can, but you won't. Extradition is usually reserved for the most serious crimes.

  2. Richard Earl Hornsby

    Contributor Level 17


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    Answered . Could you? Yes. Would Florida ever extradite for a simple DUI? No. Would Florida extradite for a DUI manslaughter? Yes.

  3. Todd Matthew Heine

    Contributor Level 13


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    Answered . I'm with the others:

    Yes, but no.

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  4. Luca Cristiano Maria Melchionna

    Contributor Level 16


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    Answered . i would also add that is depends on the international relations that the foreign country has with the US and Florida. Probably the crime is minor but a minor crime in Florida can be considered a major one in another country. Best.

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