Title 77 - Utah Code of Criminal Procedure - Chapter 7 - Arrest, by Whom, and How Made - Section 13 - Arrest without warrant by peace officer -- Reasonable grounds, what constitutes -- Exemption from civil or criminal liability.

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77-7-13 Arrest without warrant by peace officer -- Reasonable grounds, what constitutes -- Exemption from civil or criminal liability. (1) A peace officer may arrest, without warrant, any person the officer has reasonable ground to

believe has committed a theft under Title 76, Chapter 6, Part 8, Library Theft, or of goods held or displayed for sale.

(2) A charge of theft made to a peace officer under Title 76, Chapter 6, Part 8, Library Theft, by an employee of a library, or by a merchant, merchant's employee, servant, or agent constitutes a reasonable ground for arrest, and the peace officer is relieved from any civil or criminal liability.

Amended by Chapter 282, 1998 General Session