Legal Question in DUI Law in Virginia

looked up a court case today for a person i know that got a DUI and it said Finalized. But then it said something about a Fugitive File. what is that telling me?

Asked on 12/18/12, 9:23 am

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Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law
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Very likely it means that this person never appeared for his/her scheduled court date(s) and in consequence the judge issued a warrant for this "no-show"

and whose case will now be classified in the local court's records as a fugitive file until s/he is arrested on this warrant and taken to jail.

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12/18/12, 12:45 pm

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