An arrest warrant is an order from a judge directing a peace officer to arrest a specific person to bring him or her before the court. Arrest warrants are commonly issued when a judge is satisfied that there’s enough evidence to believe that the accused has committed a crime and be brought before the court for additional proceedings. Arrest warrants are also commonly issued when someone who is supposed to be in court, but is not.
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