City of Warren, PA
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Warren 8-15-2011 by Res. No. 2869. Amendments noted where applicable.]
If a police officer has probable cause to believe there is a violation of one or more of the four summary offenses listed in § 120-2 of this chapter and when there is ongoing conduct that imperils the personal security of any person or endangers a public or private property, the officer shall have the right of arrest without a warrant.
The four summary offenses (pursuant to Title 18) subject to warrantless arrest under Section 8902 of Title 42 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes are as follows:
Relating to disorderly conduct: 18 Pa.C.S.A. § 5503.
Relating to public drunkenness: 18 Pa.C.S.A. § 5505.
Relating to obstructing highways and other public passages: 18 Pa.C.S.A. § 5507.
Relating to purchase, consumption, possession or transportation of liquor or malt or brewed beverages: 18 Pa.C.S.A. § 6308.
After making a warrantless arrest pursuant to 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 8902, the officer shall follow Rule 441, Procedures for Arrest without Warrant, as set forth in the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure.