2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 14 PROCEDURE IN CRIMINAL CASES
Chapter 171 Proceedings to Commitment
NRS 171.1772 Issuance of citation after arrest by private person.

NRS 171.1772 Issuance of citation after arrest by private person. Whenever any person is arrested by a private person, as provided in NRS 171.126, for any violation of a county, city or town ordinance or state law which is punishable as a misdemeanor, such person arrested may be issued a misdemeanor citation by a peace officer in lieu of being immediately taken before a magistrate by the peace officer if:

1. The person arrested furnishes satisfactory evidence of identity; and

2. The peace officer has reasonable grounds to believe that the person arrested will keep a written promise to appear in court.

(Added to NRS by 1973, 1157; A 1975, 1201; 2001, 2023)



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