2016 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 6 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, or Welfare
Chapter 64 - Controlled Substances
Subchapter 8 - -- Sale of Drug Devices
§ 5-64-805. Search warrant

AR Code ยง 5-64-805 (2016) What's This?

(a) If there is complaint on oath or affirmation supported by affidavit setting forth the facts for a belief that a drug device is being manufactured, sold, kept, stored, or in any manner held, used, or concealed in a particular house or other place with intent to engage in illegal drug paraphernalia business in violation of law, a circuit court or the judge of the circuit court in vacation to whom the complaint is made, if satisfied that there is probable cause for the belief, shall issue a warrant to search the house or other place for the drug device.

(b) Except as otherwise provided in this section, a warrant issued under subsection (a) of this section shall be issued, directed, and executed in accordance with the laws of Arkansas pertaining to search warrants.

(c) A warrant issued under this section for the search of any automobile, boat, conveyance, or vehicle, or for the search of any trunk, grip, or other article of baggage, for a drug device may be executed in any part of the state where the same are overtaken and shall be made returnable before any circuit court or the judge of the circuit court in vacation, within whose jurisdiction the automobile, boat, conveyance, vehicle, trunk, grip, or other article of baggage, or any of them, were transported or attempted to be transported.

(d) If it is necessary, an officer charged with the execution of a warrant issued under this section may break open and enter a house or other place described in this section.

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