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§15A‑733.  Arrest prior to requisition.

Whenever any person withinthis State shall be charged on the oath of any credible person before any judgeor magistrate of this State with the commission of any crime in any other stateand, except in cases arising under G.S. 15A‑726, with having fled fromjustice, or with having been convicted of a crime in that state and havingescaped from confinement, or having broken the terms of his bail, probation orparole, or whenever complaint shall have been made before any judge ormagistrate in this State, setting forth on the affidavit of any credible personin another state that a crime has been committed in such other state, and thatthe accused has been charged in such state with the commission of the crime,and, except in cases arising under G.S. 15A‑726, has fled from justice,or with having been convicted of a crime in that state and having escaped fromconfinement, or having broken the terms of his bail, probation or parole, andis believed to be in this State, the judge or magistrate shall issue a warrantdirected to any peace officer commanding him to apprehend the person namedtherein, wherever he may be found in this State, and to bring him before thesame or any other judge, magistrate or court who or which may be available inor convenient of access to the place where the arrest may be made, to answerthe charge or complaint and affidavit, and a certified copy of the sworn chargeor complaint and affidavit upon which the warrant is issued shall be attached tothe warrant. (1937, c. 273, s. 13; 1973, c. 1286, s. 16.)