Will you get an extra charge if you are on parole and leave a treatment center.

Asked over 1 year ago - Pueblo, CO

My friend left a treatment center while he was on parole and never reported back to his parole officer. Now he has been arrested and I am wondering what the consequences are going to be for what he did.

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  1. Christopher Daniel Leroi

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    Answered . Yes. Both a parole revocation and probably an escape charge.

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  2. Brian B. Boal

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    Answered . There will likely be a parole revocation hearing where he and the parole officer will have an opportunity to present evidence regarding the alleged parole violation.

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  3. Lori A Beck

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    Answered . Your friend could be looking at an escape charge and a parole violation. Escape convictions usually run cosecutive (on top of or in addition to) any sentence he is already serving. So, he may be facing serving his original sentence in DOC and an addition sentence for the escape. He needs an attorney

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