2017 Code of Alabama
Title 15 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
Chapter 9 - FUGITIVES FROM JUSTICE, EXTRADITION AND DETAINERS.
Article 2 - Extradition.
Division 2 - From Alabama.
Section 15-9-41 - Arrest without warrant - When authorized; persons authorized to make arrest; appearance of accused before judge.
The arrest of a person may be lawfully made also by an officer or a private citizen without a warrant upon reasonable information that the accused stands charged with a crime punishable by death or life imprisonment in the courts of another state. When so arrested, the accused must be taken before a district or circuit court judge with all practicable speed and complaint must be made against him under oath setting forth the ground for the arrest as in Section 15-9-40, and thereafter his answer shall be heard as if he had been arrested on a warrant.(Acts 1931, No. 482, p. 559; Code 1940, T. 15, §61.)