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Title 5 : Aeronautics and Surface Transportation Generally

Chapter 068 : CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF THE ROAD

Subchapter 008 : RAILROAD POLICE

(Cite as: 5 V.S.A. § 3759)
  • § 3759. Arrest; place of arraignment and trial

    When a criminal offense occurs on a moving train, arraignment and trial of any suspected offender shall take place in the county or territorial unit in which the offense occurred. When arrest and continued custody by railroad police are necessary and allowed by the Vermont Rules of Criminal Procedure, railroad police may detain a person arrested on a moving train until the next regular stop for the train on which they are traveling. The person shall then be removed from the train and delivered to the appropriate authorities. (Added 1981, No. 104, § 1.)