Arraignment and Pretrial Provisions

ORS 135.215
Direction to sheriff

  • detention of defendant

The commitment shall be directed to the sheriff of the county in which the magistrate is sitting. Such sheriff shall receive and detain the defendant, as thereby commanded, in a jail located in the county of the sheriff or, if there is no sufficient jail in the county, by such means as may be necessary and proper therefor or by confining the defendant in the jail of an adjoining county within or without the state. [Formerly 133.850; 1987 c.550 §2]

Notes of Decisions

It is legislative policy that this section applies to pretrial detention of prisoner committed by grand jury indictment without preliminary hearing. Cleveland v. Goin, 299 Or 435, 703 P2d 204 (1985)


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