Criminal Trespass arrests typical begin with a Criminal Trespass Warning. A Criminal Trespass Warning is a documented warning given by the owner, landlord, or manager of a property. Most common would be a Criminal Trespass Warning from a department store putting the person on notice that they are not welcome back. Furthermore, the warning states that if the person DOES come back, they will be arrested. Criminal Trespass Warnings are almost always given or signed by a police officer.
If a person returns to a location that he or she was issued a Criminal Trespass Warning, they can be arrested for Criminal Trespass, which is a Misdemeanor.
Also, if a person refuses to leave a property at the request or after written notice, they can also be arrested for Criminal Trespass.
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Basics of the Texas Criminal Justice System