§56-2-4. Motion on certain bonds.
In the case of any bond taken by an officer, or given by a
sheriff or constable, and returned to or filed in the office of the
clerk of the county court of the county, or any bond or
recognizance taken in a criminal case or proceeding, the circuit
court of the county, or the court in which any such bond or
recognizance is given, may, on motion of any person, or the state,
as the case may be, give judgment for so much money as he, or the
state, is entitled, by virtue of such bond, to recover by action.