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629.364 AUTHORIZING ARRESTS FOR SWINDLING.
(a) The following persons shall arrest, with or without a warrant, a person found committing
an offense described in section 609.52, subdivision 2, clause (4):
(1) a conductor or other employee on a railway car or train;
(2) a captain, clerk, or other employee on a boat;
(3) a station agent at a depot;
(4) an officer of a fair or fairground; or
(5) a proprietor or employee of a public resort.
(b) A person not required to make an arrest under clause (a) may arrest, with or without
a warrant, a person found committing an offense described in section 609.52, subdivision 2,
clause (4).
(c) A person making an arrest under clause (a) or (b) shall take the arrested person to the
proper law enforcement authorities and have a written complaint issued against that person. A
person making an arrest under clause (a) or (b) has the same authority in all respects as a peace
officer with a warrant, including the power to summon assistance. The person shall also arrest the
person injured by reason of the offense, and take that person before a court, which shall require
that person to give security for appearance as a witness on trial of the case.
(d) A victim of an offense described in section 609.52 who testifies at trial against the person
arrested for the offense shall receive the fee for travel and attendance provided in section 357.24.
History: (10220) RL s 4970; 1965 c 51 s 84; 1983 c 359 s 131; 1985 c 265 art 10 s 1;
1986 c 444