The statute of limitations is 6 years although I can assure you that it will not take that long. A warrant will issue for your arrest when the paperwork gets to the court. I recommend you hire an attorney now and he or she advise you of the next steps.
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Yes. The prosecutor has six years from the date of the offense to file charges. Sometimes it takes a while to work its way into the system, but most assuredly it will get there at some point. Keep checking. In the meantime, start consulting with some criminal defense attorneys so you can have one on your side when the charge does go through.
I agree with my colleagues, but I would add that it is unclear from your information as to whether you have contacted the court. Generally when the police issue a ticket in lieu of arresting someone on a misdemeanor charge, the obligation is upon the person to contact the court, usually within 10 days. There are times when the court does not receive paperwork from the police within that time, but the onus is still upon you to contact the court to see if charges/a warrant has been issued and if so when you have to appear.
Not every court will proactively send out a letter to a defendant letting them know that a warrant has been issued for them. I would suggest calling the court clerk's office where the ticket was issued to inquire if there is a warrant for your arrest. You will want to seek out an attorney to represent you in this matter.
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