§50-4-2. Commencement of criminal prosecutions.
Except where the provisions of this code or rule of the
supreme court of appeals permit the commencement of a criminal
prosecution through the issuance of a citation, a criminal
prosecution shall be commenced by the filing of a complaint in
accordance with the requirements of rules of the supreme court of
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session