Arrest and Related Procedures

ORS 133.070
Criminal citation where arrest without warrant is authorized for ordinance violation


In any instance in which a person is subject to arrest without a warrant for violation of an ordinance of a county, city or municipal corporation, any peace officer who is authorized to make the arrest may make the arrest or in lieu of taking the person into custody the officer may issue and serve a criminal citation to the person to appear at any court within the jurisdictional unit by which the officer is authorized to act.


Any criminal citation issued under this section must meet the requirements of ORS 133.055 (Criminal citation) to 133.076 (Failure to appear on criminal citation).


The person cited shall appear before the court in which the person’s appearance is required at the time, date and court specified in the criminal citation. If the person fails to appear at that time and a complaint is filed, the court shall issue a warrant for the person’s arrest upon application for its issuance. [1969 c.244 §8; 1983 c.661 §2; 1999 c.1051 §62]


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Jun. 26, 2021