§62-11-1. Arrests within state by nonresident peace officer.
Any member of a duly organized state, county or municipal
peace unit of another state of the United States who enters this
state in fresh pursuit, and continues within this state in such
fresh pursuit, of a person in order to arrest him on the ground
that he is believed to have committed a felony in such other state,
shall have the same authority to arrest and hold such person in
custody, as has any member of any duly organized state, county or
municipal peace unit of this state to arrest and hold in custody a
person on the ground that he is believed to have committed a felony
in this state.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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