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12-4208.Warrant; contents; form. A warrant shall contain the name of the accused person, or if unknown, any name or description by which the accused person may be identified with reasonable certainty, shall describe the nature of the violation of an ordinance of the city, shall command that the accused person be arrested, shall be signed by the judge of the municipal court, and shall state the amount of the appearance bond to be required. A warrant shall be deemed sufficient if substantially in the following form, to wit:

IN THE MUNICIPAL COURT

OF __________, KANSAS

The City of __________, Kansas

vs.

______________, Accused Person

______________

(Address)

WARRANT

The City of __________, Kansas to the Chief of Police of __________, Kansas, or any duly authorized law enforcement officer of the state of Kansas:

Whereas, a sworn complaint in writing has been made to me and it appearing that there is probable cause to believe that on or about the ____ day of __________, 19__ within the corporate limits of the above City, the above-named accused person did unlawfully:

  In violation of Section __ of Ordinance No. __ of said City:

Therefore you are commanded to forthwith arrest the above-named accused person and bring said accused person before this Court to be dealt with according to law.

Given under my hand this ____ day of __________, 19__.

______________

Municipal Judge

__________, Kansas

The amount of the appearance bond is hereby set to be $__________ for the appearance of the accused person before the Municipal Court of __________, Kansas, on the ____ day of __________, 19__, at ____ o'clock _.m.

______________ Municipal Judge

RETURN

I hereby certify that I have executed the within warrant by arresting the named accused person (and taking a bond in the sum of $__________ as security for appearance before the Municipal Court of __________, Kansas.)

This is to certify that I have made a diligent search for the within-named accused person but have been unable to find same.

City: ______________

Date: ______________

______________ Signature ______________ Title

History: L. 1973, ch. 61, § 12-4208; April 1, 1974.



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