§12-6-4  Issuance of warrant. –

Published: 2015

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Criminal Procedure


Warrants for Arrest

SECTION 12-6-4

   § 12-6-4  Issuance of warrant. –

Upon the giving of a recognizance with surety, in the case where surety is

required, and upon the giving of a recognizance without surety, where no surety

is required, and upon the making of a complaint only where no recognizance is

required, the judge or justice of the peace, if in his or her opinion there is

probable cause to believe that an offense has been committed and that defendant

has committed it, shall immediately issue his or her warrant.

History of Section.

(C.P.A. 1905, § 161; G.L. 1909, ch. 281, § 14; G.L. 1923, ch. 331,

§ 14; G.L. 1938, ch. 501, § 14; G.L. 1956, § 12-6-4; P.L. 1972,

ch. 169, § 15.)