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On a criminal history report, the charge is US MARSHAL DETAINER and disposition is 5/8/2008 HELD. What does this mean

Longview, TX |

Federal drug conspiracy charge in the state of Texas.

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  1. I assume whomever's report that is... was arrested in Texas on Federal Drug Conspiracy charge. And U.S. Marshal service issued a detainer.

    A "Detainer" is just a written request from one law enforcement or correctional agency to another one which had custody of a prisoner. It basically requests that prisoner is to be surrendered to the requesting agency.

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