§62-10-2. Intended offense -- Complaint; warrant.
If complaint be made to any justice, that there is good cause
to fear that a person intends to commit an offense against the
person or property of another, he shall examine the complainant on
oath, and any witnesses who may be produced, reduce the complaint
to writing, and cause it to be signed by the complainant. If it
appear proper, such justice shall issue a warrant, reciting the
complaint, and requiring the person complained of forthwith to be
apprehended and brought before him or some other justice of the
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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