2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 17 - Criminal Procedures
CHAPTER 13 - ARREST, PROCESS, SEARCHES AND SEIZURES
SECTION 17-13-10. Circumstances when any person may arrest a felon or thief.


SC Code § 17-13-10 (2013) What's This?

Upon (a) view of a felony committed, (b) certain information that a felony has been committed or (c) view of a larceny committed, any person may arrest the felon or thief and take him to a judge or magistrate, to be dealt with according to law.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 17-251; 1952 Code Section 17-251; 1942 Code Section 907; 1932 Code Section 907; Cr. P. '22 Section 1; Cr. C. '12 Section 1; Cr. C. '02 Section 1; G. S. 2616; R. S. 1; 1866 (13) 406; 1898 (22) 809.

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