IA 804.24 Arrests by private persons — disposition of prisoner.

State: Iowa

 

Iowa Code (I.C.)

Title XVI. Criminal Law and Procedure

Subtitle 1. Crime Control and Criminal Acts

Chapter 804. Commencement of Actions–Arrests–Disposition of Prisoners

804.24  Arrests by private persons — disposition of prisoner.

A private citizen who has arrested another for the commission of an offense must, without unnecessary delay, take the arrested person before a magistrate, or deliver the arrested person to a peace officer, who may take the arrested person before a magistrate, but the person making the arrest must also accompany the officer before the magistrate.