Police will show up to a person’s place of employment, residence, or club to arrest and detain them on legal orders of a person does not willingly turn themselves in to authorities. If they cannot be found or refuse to turn themselves in, police, DMV’s, and more will be alerted if their whereabouts are exposed. This means a person with an arrest warrant cannot file their taxes, be issued a new drivers’ license, fly out of state, apply for loans, and much more. If they do, the police can be alerted right away and the person can be arrested on the spot.
Bail Bonds Offer a Conditional Release
When a person is released from jail on bond, usually the courts, and the bail bond company, will set specific terms and conditions for the defendant to abide by while they wait to appear for their scheduled court hearing. If any of these terms and conditions are violated, the defendant is tracked down and put right back in jail. Certain terms and conditions include not being arrested, not breaking the law in any way, refraining from drugs and/or alcohol, obeying restraining orders, and more. These rules and stipulations are often exemplary, but can sometimes be customized for certain crimes, cases, and offenses. Customized terms and conditions can also be set as a result of a person’s criminal history. It can also depend on the judge.
Being arrested and put back on jail after a bail bond is revoked is not the only consequence to violating court and contract conditions. Whoever signed for the bail bond will be responsible for covering the bail bondsman’s fee. This means paying for the entire bond amount, on top of the non-refundable fee already paid to obtain a release from jail the first time. Also, this person will have trouble finding an Indianapolis bail bond company willing to take on the risk again, or they will simply have to pay more for their services the second and third time around.