TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-3
Jurisdiction and Venue of Offenses

SECTION 12-3-7


§ 12-3-7 Jurisdiction based on importation of stolen property.

Whenever the property of another which has been taken or obtained in any other state or area within the jurisdiction of the United States, by the commission of any of the offenses described in §§ 11-8-6, 11-41-1 – 11-41-4, 11-41-6 – 11-41-9, 11-41-11, and 11-44-7, is brought into this state by the person who took or obtained the property by the commission of the offense, the offense by which the property was taken or obtained may be alleged to have been committed, and the person may be prosecuted and proceeded against in the superior court at any location that may by order be designated by the presiding justice or in any division of the district court in which the person is found in possession of the property, or through which the person may have transported the property or at any location that may be designated by the chief judge pursuant to § 12-3-4(c).

History of Section.
(G.L. 1909, ch. 354, § 36; P.L. 1915, ch. 1261, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 407, § 36; G.L. 1938, ch. 625, § 36; G.L. 1956, § 12-3-7; P.L. 1969, ch. 239, § 14; P.L. 1981, ch. 104, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 200, § 1.)