Nevada Revised Statutes Section 179.201 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Confinement in jail or detention facility when necessary.

1. The officer or persons executing the Governorís warrant of arrest, or the agent of the demanding state to whom the prisoner may have been delivered may, when necessary, confine the prisoner in the jail or detention facility of any county or city through which he may pass, and the keeper of the jail or detention facility shall receive and safely keep the prisoner until the officer or person having charge of him is ready to proceed on his route, such officer or person being chargeable with the expense of keeping.

2. The officer or agent of a demanding state to whom a prisoner may have been delivered following extradition proceedings in another state, or to whom a prisoner may have been delivered after waiving extradition in another state, and who is passing through this state with a prisoner for the purpose of immediately returning the prisoner to the demanding state may, when necessary, confine the prisoner in the jail or detention facility of any county or city through which he may pass, and the keeper of the jail or detention facility shall receive and safely keep the prisoner until the officer or agent having charge of him is ready to proceed on his route, such officer or agent being chargeable with the expense of keeping. The officer or agent shall produce and show to the keeper of the jail or detention facility satisfactory written evidence of the fact that he is actually transporting a prisoner to the demanding state after a requisition by the executive authority of the demanding state. The prisoner is not entitled to demand a new requisition while in this state.

Last modified: February 25, 2006