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Believe it our not, there is no time limit and they could hold him there for days or even weeks. Fortunately, it usually doesn't take more than a few days for another county to come and get him. At that point he will be taken before a judge in Milwaukee for his first appearance on the warrant and should be given a bond amount that you can post to get him out. It wouldn't be a bad idea to hire a criminal defense attorney down in Milwaukee to file a motion to set reasonable bond once he gets there so that you will hopefully receive a lower bond amount.
If the folks at your jail hold him there for more than a few weeks, you can hire an attorney to file what is called a Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus and set that for a hearing to argue that he should be transported or released.
I hope this helps and best of luck!
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