Quote Originally Posted by Worker 11811 View Post

Question: Can failure to appear be considered presumptive evidence of guilt of that one theft charge that's still up in the air?
Not around here.

But police love failure to appear convictions, because a record for that makes it extremely unlikely that any future arrests will be followed by Judicial Interim Release - known in most parts of the world as bail.

So if he is caught again, he waits in jail!