GETHERS v. STATE OF FLORIDA, SC01-2639
Absent the execution of an arrest warrant, a defendant who is in jail in a specific county pursuant to an arrest on one or more charges need not be given credit for time served in that county, on charges in another county, when the second county has only lodged a detainer against the defendant.
- Decided 01/16/2003
- Published 01/16/2003
Carey Haughwout, Public Defender, Margaret Good-Earnest, Assistant Public Defender, Chief, Appellate Division, and Michael Antinori, Assistant Public Defender, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, West Palm Beach, FL, for Petitioner.
Charlie J. Crist, Jr., Attorney General, Celia Terenzio, Bureau Chief, and Maria J. Patullo, Assistant Attorney General, West Palm Beach, FL, for Respondent.