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Art. 211.2. Issuing worthless checks; summons by peace officer instead of arrest

A. When a peace officer has reasonable grounds to believe a person has committed the offense of issuing worthless checks as defined by R.S. 14:71, he may give a written summons instead of making an arrest if:

(1) He has reasonable grounds to believe that the person will appear upon summons, and

(2) He has no reasonable grounds to believe that the person will cause injury to himself or another or damage to property unless immediately arrested.

B. In any case in which a summons has been issued, a warrant of arrest may later be issued in its place.

Added by Acts 1982, No. 520, §1.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp211.2

Art. 211.2. Issuing worthless checks; summons by peace officer instead of arrest

A. When a peace officer has reasonable grounds to believe a person has committed the offense of issuing worthless checks as defined by R.S. 14:71, he may give a written summons instead of making an arrest if:

(1) He has reasonable grounds to believe that the person will appear upon summons, and

(2) He has no reasonable grounds to believe that the person will cause injury to himself or another or damage to property unless immediately arrested.

B. In any case in which a summons has been issued, a warrant of arrest may later be issued in its place.

Added by Acts 1982, No. 520, §1.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp211.2

Art. 211.2. Issuing worthless checks; summons by peace officer instead of arrest

A. When a peace officer has reasonable grounds to believe a person has committed the offense of issuing worthless checks as defined by R.S. 14:71, he may give a written summons instead of making an arrest if:

(1) He has reasonable grounds to believe that the person will appear upon summons, and

(2) He has no reasonable grounds to believe that the person will cause injury to himself or another or damage to property unless immediately arrested.

B. In any case in which a summons has been issued, a warrant of arrest may later be issued in its place.

Added by Acts 1982, No. 520, §1.

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