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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 50-5-15 §50-5-15. Failure of defendant to appear at criminal trial or other criminal hearing; compulsion of appearance.
Whenever any defendant, properly notified, fails to appear for a criminal trial or other criminal hearing before a magistrate, the magistrate may issue a capias to compel that person to appear.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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