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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_15A > GS_15A-734

§15A‑734.  Arrest without a warrant.

The arrest of a person may belawfully made also by any peace officer or a private person, without a warrant,upon reasonable  information that the accused stands charged in the courts of astate with a crime punishable by death or imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, but when so arrested the accused must be taken before a judge ormagistrate with all practicable speed, and complaint must be made against himunder oath setting forth the ground for the arrest as in G.S. 15A‑733;and thereafter his answer shall be heard as if he had been arrested on awarrant. (1937, c. 273, s. 14; 1973, c. 1286, s. 16.)