§62-11-2. Procedure upon arrest.
If an arrest is made in this state by an officer of another
state in accordance with the provisions of section one of this
article he shall without unnecessary delay take the person arrested
before a magistrate of the county in which the arrest was made, who
shall conduct a hearing for the purpose of determining the
lawfulness of the arrest. If the magistrate determines that the
arrest was lawful he shall commit the person arrested to await for
a reasonable time the issuance of an extradition warrant by the
governor of this state. If the magistrate determines that the
arrest was unlawful he shall discharge the person arrested.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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