Chapter 1.16


1.16.010    Notice to appear—Required when.

1.16.020    Notice to appear—Violation.

1.16.030    Warrant for arrest.

1.16.010 Notice to appear—Required when.

If any person is arrested for the violation of any ordinance of the City and such person is not immediately taken before a magistrate as prescribed in the State Penal Code, the arresting officer shall prepare in duplicate a written notice to appear in court, containing the name and address of such person, the offense charged, and the time and place where and when such person shall appear in court. (Ord. 490 § 1 (part), 1959)

1.16.020 Notice to appear—Violation.

Any person wilfully violating his written promise to appear in court is guilty of a misdemeanor regardless of the disposition of the charge upon which he was originally arrested. (Ord. 490 § 1 (part), 1959)

1.16.030 Warrant for arrest.

When a person signs a written promise to appear at the time and place specified in the written promise to appear and has not posted bail as provided in Section 853.1 of the State Penal Code, the magistrate shall issue and have delivered for execution a warrant for his arrest within twenty days after his failure to appear as promised, or if such person promises to appear before an officer authorized to accept bail other than a magistrate and fails to do so on or before the date which he promises to appear, then within twenty days after the delivery of such written promise to appear by the officer to a magistrate having jurisdiction over the offense. (Ord. 490 § 1 (part), 1959)