If information from your drivers license is wrote down on your arrest warrant wrong by the police officer, is the warrant still

Asked over 3 years ago - Fairfax, VA

on two warrants the same minor detail was wrote incorrectly, but the typed paper had the correct information..

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sorry but the information written by the police officer was correct, and the typed information was incorrect.

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  1. Wilber Thurston Harville

    Contributor Level 8

    Answered . In a word, no. An error concerning a "minor detail" is not likely to be something that raises a jurisdictional issue unless it somehow raises a real doubt as to whether the warrant correctly identifies you.

  2. James Robert Parrish


    Contributor Level 9

    Answered . Such a minor error would unlikely result in a valid defense to the charge or dismissal of the charge by a Court. This type of mistake is referred to as a "scrivener's error," and is not uncommon. The most effective method of defending criminla charges is through collaboration with an experienced and knowledgeable defense lawyer.

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