§62-1-4. Same -- Execution; arrest by officer without warrant in
possession; duplicate warrants.
The warrant shall be executed by the arrest of the defendant.
It may be executed at any time or place within the state. The
officer need not have the warrant in his possession at the time of
the arrest, but upon request by the defendant, the officer shall
show the warrant to him as soon as possible. If the officer does
not have the warrant in his possession at the time of the arrest,
he shall then inform the defendant of the offense charged and of
the fact that a warrant has been issued. While the complaint is
pending, a warrant returned unexecuted and not cancelled or a
duplicate warrant may be delivered to the same or another
authorized officer for execution.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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