Oregon Statutes - Chapter 137 - Judgment and Execution; Parole and Probation by the Court - Section 137.557 - Citation; procedure; contents.

(1) If a citation is issued under ORS 137.553, the officer who issues the citation shall serve one copy of the citation to the probationer who is cited to appear and shall, as soon as practicable, file a duplicate copy with the court in which the probationer is cited to appear, along with proof of service.

(2) Each copy of the citation issued under ORS 137.553 shall contain:

(a) The name of the court at which the cited probationer is to appear.

(b) The name of the probationer cited.

(c) A brief description of the asserted probation violation, the date, the time and the place at which the violation occurred, the date on which the citation was issued and the name of the officer who issued the citation.

(d) The time, date and place at which the cited probationer is to appear in court.

(e) A notice to the effect that:

(A) The citation is not itself a motion to revoke probation, but that such a motion will be filed and a copy provided to the probationer when the probationer appears at court;

(B) The probationer must appear in court at the time set in the citation; and

(C) If the probationer fails to appear as directed, the court may immediately issue a warrant for the probationerís arrest or the probationer may immediately be taken into custody by the officer responsible for supervising the probation. [1987 c.761 §3]

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