According to the above Texas Law...If deputy from county abc follows you into county xyz and pulls you over then arrests you for DWI which county should you be charged? There was no hot pursuit involved.(d) A peace officer who is outside his jurisdiction may arrest, without warrant, a person who commits an offense within the officer's presence or view, if the offense is a felony, a violation of Chapter 42 or 49, Penal Code, or a breach of the peace. A peace officer making an arrest under this subsection shall, as soon as practicable after making the arrest, notify a law enforcement agency having jurisdiction where the arrest was made. The law enforcement agency shall then take custody of the person committing the offense and take the person before a magistrate in compliance with Article 14.06 of this code. Art. 14.06. in each case enumerated in this Code, the person making the arrest or the person having custody of the person arrested shall take the person arrested or have him taken without unnecessary delay, but not later than 48 hours after the person is arrested, before the magistrate who may have ordered the arrest, before some magistrate of the county where the arrest was made without an order,
If deputy sees you commit crime in A and follows you to B, that is probably hot pursuit but you should sit down with a lawyer to covet all the facts including considering the cops version
I agree with Ted that it is likely a situation which, under the law, would be considered hot pursuit. You can be charged in either county though it is likely that the law enforcement officer from the originating county will file the charges in that jurisdiction.
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