In 2012 I have stolen a card and used it for under $600 from my employer because they didn't pay me my hours that I worked. They filed a police report. I came clean to the police and I was told by the officer that he'll try and talk to my old employer to see if they want to pursue I didn't hear from him after that. A year later he called me and said he has a warrant for me either I surrender myself before he puts it in the system or he'll have to put it on national database. I have moved since then. I tried to get a lawyer and he called the cop and found out i have a very minor misdemeanor charge and the cop has not put it in the system yet and that I can wait until I saved up money to take care of it. I have travelled outside the u.s through a cruised hip last year using my passport with no problems and had gotten pulled over twice and didn't get arrested my question is I'm going overseas to see my grandpa who passed and was wondering how likely it is for me to get arrested? Does misdemeanor show up on ncic? The warrant is in ct I live in florida now.
First, you should not be making admissions on a public forum to crimes that you may have committed. Second, you may want to re-contact a Connecticut lawyer to check the status of the warrant. In FL, warrants generally are not issued for misdemeanor charges, only a summons. Also, warrants issued for misdemeanors are usually for in state pick up only, meaning if stopped in another state, they will not arrest and extradite. So, without knowing the status of your warrant at this time, it's almost impossible to answer your question.
All warrants should show up on NCIC... That is the whole point of NCIC....
My advise: Deal with your "minor" warrant before it turns into a big thing.
Warrants can be likened to cancer. If it exists (whether it is a warrant or cancer) then you have a problem. You can either choose to deal with the problem and hope for the best or you can wait for the problem to deal with you in its own natural fashion. In the former event it may or may not work out favorably for you, but, in the case of a warrant, at least the State and the Judge will have to acknowledge that you voluntarily chose to bring the matter to them, an undeniable fact that even an average defense lawyer should be able to use to your advantage during in your case. In the later event however, as with cancer, the longer that you choose to wait (whether paralyzed - figuratively or literally, in denial, self-pity or simply lost in hope and prayer that it'll heal itself / go away) then more time that it (again, a warrant or cancer) will have to metasticize and destroy you later.
My advise: If you know that there is a warrant with your name on it, then deal with it, and deal with it sooner than later. Contact a local criminal defense lawyer. A skilled and experienced litigator will be able to diagnose your situation, tell you if you enjoy a defense to whatever may underlie your warrant, or whether or not there exists a reasonable explanation for your predicament. A criminal defense lawyer can negotiate on your behalf and may even be able to have the warrant quashed. If there is no alternative to being booked then a litigator can make it as painless as possible, arranging a surrender and preparing for foreseeable eventualities.
Without a crystal ball I cannot tell you what will or will not happen in your case, but I will venture 2 guesses:
1) It will appear when you cross the border, whether coming or going; and
2) Right, wrong or indifferent, your warrant is a potential cancer which is likely to prejudice you sometime down your legal pike.
I hope that I have been helpful in answering your question.
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Yes, misdemeanors show up on the NCIC. The "minor misdemeanor" could easily balloon into something much bigger. I don't know which county your case originated, but in North Florida they often put out warrants for misdemeanors and frankly, a credit card fraud case would likely be prosecuted as a felony, not a misdemeanor.
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If it's a misdemeanor, there's the likelihood it will have a bond attached to it, so you can turn yourself in & bond out. I would encourage you to speak with a criminal defense attorney. You don't want to get caught somewhere unprepared, where they arrest you, tow & impound your car & make u sit in jail for a few days or longer.
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