2012 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 12 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 12-7 - Arrest
Chapter 12-7-5 - Arrest on improper ground.


RI Gen L § 12-7-5 (2012) What's This?

§ 12-7-5 Arrest on improper ground. – If a lawful cause of arrest exists, the arrest shall be lawful even though the officer made the arrest on an improper ground.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 625, § 68; P.L. 1941, ch. 982, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 12-7-5.)

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