Nevada Revised Statutes Section 171.108 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Contents of warrant of arrest. The warrant of arrest is an order in writing in the name of the State of Nevada which shall:

1. Be signed by the magistrate with his name of office;

2. Contain the name of the defendant or, if his name is unknown, any name or description by which he can be identified with reasonable certainty;

3. State the date of its issuance, and the county, city or town where it was issued;

4. Describe the offense charged in the complaint; and

5. Command that the defendant be arrested and brought before the nearest available magistrate.

Last modified: February 25, 2006