TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-44
Trespass and Vandalism

SECTION 11-44-3


§ 11-44-3 Arrest and detention of persons taking fruits and vegetables.

Every deputy sheriff, town or city sergeant, town constable, or police officer, who shall discover any person or persons in the act of taking and carrying away any growing fruit or vegetables as prohibited by § 11-44-2, shall arrest that person or persons and detain the person or persons in custody until a complaint can be made against him, her, or them for the offense for which he, she, or they shall have been arrested and until he, she, or they be taken on a warrant issued upon the complaint; provided, that the arrest and detention without a warrant shall not continue longer than the space of twenty-four (24) hours.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 279, § 24; G.L. 1909, ch. 345, § 24; G.L. 1923, ch. 397, § 24; P.L. 1928, ch. 1215, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 608, § 24; G.L. 1956, § 11-44-3; P.L. 1994, ch. 134, § 5; P.L. 2012, ch. 324, § 40; P.L. 2015, ch. 260, § 17; P.L. 2015, ch. 275, § 17.)