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Filed under: Police misconduct

if you have arrest warrants out of lynn ma and grafton ma can worcester ma police officers come to your friends apartment that you are staying, force their way in, and arrest you when they have had no reason to run your name?

worcester massachusetts police department does this thing every wednesday called "warrant wednesday" where they find people living in worcester with warrants and go and pick them all up every single wednesday is this illegal?

Attorney Answers 3


  1. I believe you will find that there was indeed.


  2. A warrant is the authority given to cops to arrest you wherever you are, whatever you may be doing. So what the Worcester cops are doing is perfectly legal.

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  3. Any Mass. officer can arrest you based on a Mass. warrant.

    Officers generally cannot "force their way in" to a private residence without a warrant, but it's not clear what really happened. Hire an attorney for help.

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