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Chapter 548

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  548.131.  Arrest prior to requisition. — Whenever any person within this state shall be charged on the oath of any credible person before any judge or associate circuit judge of this state with the commission of any crime in any other state and, except in cases arising under section 548.061, with having fled from justice, or with having been convicted of a crime in that state and having escaped from confinement, or having broken the terms of his bail, probation or parole, or whenever complaint shall have been made before any judge or associate circuit judge in this state setting forth on the affidavit of any credible person in another state that a crime has been committed in such other state and that the accused has been charged in such state with the commission of the crime, and, except in cases arising under section 548.061, has fled from justice, or with having been convicted of a crime in that state and having escaped from confinement, or having broken the terms of his bail, probation or parole, and is believed to be in this state, the judge or associate circuit judge shall issue a warrant directed to any peace officer commanding him to apprehend the person named therein, wherever he may be found in this state, and to bring him before the same or any other judge, associate circuit judge or court who or which may be available in or convenient of access to the place where the arrest may be made, to answer the charge or complaint and affidavit, and a certified copy of the sworn charge or complaint and affidavit upon which the warrant is issued shall be attached to the warrant, provided that when a complaint shall be made against any person under the terms of this chapter, the judge or associate circuit judge shall take from the prosecutor a bond, to the clerk of the court, with sufficient security, to secure the payment of the costs and expenses which may accrue by occasion of the arrest and detention of the party charged, which bond shall be certified and returned, with the examination, to the office of the circuit clerk and when any such recognizance shall be forfeited, it shall inure to the benefit of the state.

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(L. 1953 p. 425 § 13, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1634)

Effective 1-02-79


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