My brother did not go to the sheriff's work release program because he moved out of the county. He had no idea he had a warrant out until a background check for a new job and turned himself in immediately to take care of it. It says 48 hour no bail warrant with a court date Friday afternoon. Since this is considered a probation violation, will he serve additional time or can he re -enroll in the work release program in the new county he lives in? This is the case VC 23152(B) Misdemeanor
DRIVING WITH B.A. OF 0.08 PERCENT OR MORE
It happened 3 years ago.
Since he is serving 48 hours, will that count toward the work release? Will he be forced to stay in jail or will the judge set a new bail amount?
If he didn't do his 2 days SWP the first time, most jurisdictions just double the time on a first time probation violation...so he would end up doing 4 days SWP. His 48 hours he is serving will count towards the time he owes.
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It is a probation violation but the Judge will most likely have him re-enroll in the work release program. However the Judge may give him additional days for the violation. They days he spends in custody can be used to fulfill the PWS.
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