A fugitive from justice case means that a defendant has an arrest warrant from another state. The defendant would be extradited (removed from this state) back to the state where the warrant is to face the charges associated with the warrant.
It appears to be a Fugitive Obstructing Justice charge which is a felony in Minnesota. Many times this charge is dropped once the individual is returned to the state seeking to enforce the warrant. The extradition process can take up to a month. You should consult with a lawyer.
It is a felony Fugitive from Justice offense which generally means a defendant has an actice arrest warrant in another state.
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