I'm Lucy, and I'd be happy to answer your questions today. I'm sorry to hear that this happened.
Your nephew can call the courthouse and set a new court date. When he appears, he can ask the judge to recall the warrant. It's possible that the judge will want him to remain in jail until trial, especially since he lives in a different state. That's up to the judge. He might want to call the public defender's office in that county and ask them to send someone to help him at the hearing (unless he already has a lawyer).
When a person misses court, their bail is forfeited. He could be required to pay the bond company the money they lost as a result of his failure to appear It's not likely that any other company will pay to bail him out after he missed an appearance. That's something to be aware of.
At the same time, it's not likely that your nephew would be picked up in one state and transported across state lines for drug charges unless you're talking about felony manufacturing or trafficking charges. It's also not likely that police would travel across state lines to arrest him. So he may remain free until he can arrange to go to court and take care of the case. But it's also possible the bail bond company will come looking for him, which is one reason to take care of it sooner rather than later.
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