(1) In any instance in which a person is subject to arrest without a warrant for violation of an ordinance of a county, city or municipal corporation, any peace officer who is authorized to make the arrest may make the arrest or in lieu of taking the person into custody the officer may issue and serve a criminal citation to the person to appear at any court within the jurisdictional unit by which the officer is authorized to act.
(2) Any criminal citation issued under this section must meet the requirements of ORS 133.055 to 133.076.
(3) The person cited shall appear before the court in which the personís appearance is required at the time, date and court specified in the criminal citation. If the person fails to appear at that time and a complaint is filed, the court shall issue a warrant for the personís arrest upon application for its issuance. [1969 c.244 §8; 1983 c.661 §2; 1999 c.1051 §62]Section: Previous 133.055 133.060 133.065 133.066 133.067 133.068 133.069 133.070 133.072 133.073 133.075 133.076 133.077 133.080 133.100 Next
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