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How long can police officers hold a warrant for your arrest, with out inforcing it?

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Drug cops want you to tuirn in a minimum of 3 friends, after that another 2, and keep waiving a warrant for your arrest in your face if you do not do as they want, they have even offered to supply you with product, is there a legal recourse.

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An arrest warrant is valid until the suspect is in custody.

Everyone has a freedom against self-incrimination but an online site like this one is not private. What you post here may be used against you. No one can say what the evidence is against you so at least remain silent and do not incriminate yourself without speaking to a lawyer. Your URL address can be the source of information to the authorities.

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No one can know what the record is in the case because online we cannot see your documents. You need a lawyer. Check with a lawyer in your locale to discuss more of the details.

Good luck to you.

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There are different provisions on warrants, depending on the state. In Texas, you have to have the warrant executed within three days. Most warrants have the time in which they need to be executed within. Please, consult a local attorney.

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