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Category: Arrest Warrant

Apr 25
2016

Can A Police Officer Make An Arrest Without A Warrant?

Arrest Warrant | Criminal Defense

The police do not have authority to make an arrest in Texas without a warrant, generally speaking. If they do make an arrest without a warrant, then the police must justify their actions. Evidence that was seized or statements that were subsequently made after an unlawful arrest may be suppressed, that is thrown out of court. Texas law also allows private citizens to make arrests in limited circumstances as well. Those charges may stick if done correctly. If not, then any evidence obtained as a result of your unlawful detention will the suppressed. If you were arrested without a warrant, call our law office today to schedule a free consultation.

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