I am unfamiliar with any states in which the Statute tuns while there is an active warrant. The statute usually runs from the time of the offense until either an arrest or a warrant is issued, whichever is sooner. They do not allow someone to be rewarded for avoiding capture. You should sit down with an attorney because you most likely need to arrange for a turn in date.
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So ce the charges are already filed, there is no statute of limitations issue in bringing the case. The issue is whether a deligent effort was made to find you and bring you to trial. You should consult with a local attorney to resolve this. Good luck.
There's no statute of limitations in NC for a felony, and a two year statute of limitations for misdemeanors. However, if process has already begun (through a warrant, summons, or criminal information, or indictment), then the statute of limitations is tolled for misdemeanors.
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