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So, is the new charge in state court?
Also, when was he picked up? What was he charged with?
Yes i guess now it is
All we know is that the charges are the same as he already served fed time for. he was pickedup yesterday
Now it is a state charge?
If it is a state charge now, there are really two answers to your question.
For starters, no, it is not normal for a person to be charged in federal court, serve their time, and then be charged again in state court for the same crime years later.
However, while it isn't normal, it is legal.
While a person cannot be charged with the same crime twice, that only applies to being charged by the same jurisdiction. The state and the feds are two different jurisdictions, so a person can, in theory, be charged with the same crime in federal court and then in state court. There isn't anything illegal about it.
The issue here is whether there is a statute of limitations problem. What you need to find out is when he was charged (not when he was arrested, a person could be charged and not arrested for years).
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How long is statute?
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