TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-7
Arrest

SECTION 12-7-5


§ 12-7-5 Arrest on improper ground.

If a lawful cause of arrest exists, the arrest shall be lawful even though the officer made the arrest on an improper ground.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 625, § 68; P.L. 1941, ch. 982, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 12-7-5.)