How much time on evade detention?

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How much time on evade detention?

Defendant only ran from vehicle on a routine traffic stop.

Asked on May 14, 2009 under Criminal Law, Texas

Answers:

N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 12 years ago | Contributor

Under Texas law, this is a Class B misdemeanor since the defendant did not use his vehicle to flee.

Punishment is a fine of up to $2,000, or imprisonment of up to 180 days, or both.


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