Prosecutor: “We All Want Him In Jail.” - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Prosecutor: “We All Want Him In Jail.”

SPOKANE, Wash. – A career criminal, arrested by Spokane Police 67 times, is behind bars again after being released from jail just days ago.

Nicholas Limpert was released from the Spokane County Jail on Thursday when prosecutors failed to file a criminal charge of burglary within 72 hours of his arrest. The paperwork was filed several hours too late.

"I don't know what happened," said prosecutor Teresa Border. "We all want him in jail."

"We are all aware of his criminal history," she said. "We want to get criminal charges filed."

Limpert was released on Thursday, but a warrant was issued for his arrest the next day when he failed to appear for an unrelated court case.

He is scheduled to plead guilty on February 22 as part of a plea deal in a drug case. He was supposed to appear at a status conference for the case on Friday, but he never showed-up. Defense attorneys said Limpert was having car trouble.

Prosecutors used the opportunity to ask for a warrant, citing the fact he had failed to appear.

He was arrested by police hours later on the warrant.

Limpert has an extensive criminal history including multiple thefts, an assault and a murder case from 2001.

KHQ Local News Reporter Anthony Gomes contributed to this report.

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