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Subchapter 002 : UNIFORM CRIMINAL EXTRADITION ACT(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 4953)
§ 4953. Arrest prior to requisition
Whenever any person within this State shall be charged on the oath of any credible person before any judge or magistrate of this State with the commission of any crime in any other state, and, except in cases arising under section 4946 of this title, with having fled from justice, or with having been convicted of a crime in that state and having escaped from confinement, or having broken the terms of his or her bail, probation, or parole, or whenever complaint shall have been before a Superior Court judge within this State, setting forth on the affidavit of a credible person in another state that a crime has been committed in such other state and that the accused has been charged in that state with the commission of a crime, and, except in cases arising under section 4946, has fled from justice, or with having been convicted of a crime in that state and having escaped from confinement, or having broken the terms of his or her bail, probation, or parole and is believed to have been found in this State, such judge shall issue a warrant to any sheriff or constable directing him or her to apprehend the person charged, wherever he or she may be found in this State, and bring him or her before the same or any other Superior Court judge who may be available in or convenient of access to the place where the arrest may be made, to answer the charge or complaint and affidavit; and a certified copy of the sworn charge or complaint and affidavit upon which the warrant is issued shall be attached to the warrant. (Amended 1965, No. 194, § 10, operative February 1, 1967; 1973, No. 193 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. April 9, 1974; 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 106.)