2006 Alabama Code - Section 15-5-9 — Authority of serving officer to break into house.

To execute a search warrant, an officer may break open any door or window of a house, any part of a house or anything therein if after notice of his authority and purpose he is refused admittance.

(Code 1852, §834; Code 1867, §4385; Code 1876, §4014; Code 1886, §4735; Code 1896, §5492; Code 1907, §7765; Code 1923, §5479; Code 1940, T. 15, §108.)

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