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A peace officer may arrest a person without a warrant if the officer has probable cause to believe that such person has:

A. Committed a crime in the officer's presence; or

B. Committed a crime not in the officer's presence if allowed by RCW 10.31.100 as now or hereafter amended.

Whenever a person is arrested for a violation of the law, the arresting officer, or any other authorized peace officer, may serve upon the arrested person a citation and notice to appear, in lieu of continued custody, as provided by the Criminal Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction, as now or hereafter amended.

Warrants shall issue and bail be set for persons who violate their promise to appear in court as provided by the Criminal Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction, as now or hereafter amended. The Criminal Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction shall apply to procedures relating to arrests, citations, warrants and other criminal proceedings. (Ord. 1763, 1994)

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