2951.08 Conditions for arrest of person on probation or under community control sanction.

(A) During a period of community control, any field officer or probation officer may arrest the person under a community control sanction without a warrant and bring the person before the judge or magistrate before whom the cause was pending. During a period of community control, any peace officer may arrest the person under a community control sanction without a warrant upon the written order of the chief probation officer of the probation agency if the person under a community control sanction is under the supervision of that probation agency or on the order of an officer of the adult parole authority created pursuant to section 5149.02 of the Revised Code if the person under a community control sanction is under the supervision of the authority. During a period of community control, any peace officer may arrest the person under a community control sanction on the warrant of the judge or magistrate before whom the cause was pending.

During a period of community control, any peace officer may arrest the person under a community control sanction without a warrant if the peace officer has reasonable ground to believe that the person has violated or is violating any of the following that is a condition of the person's community control sanction:

(1) A condition that prohibits ownership, possession, or use of a firearm, deadly weapon, ammunition, or dangerous ordnance;

(2) A condition that prohibits the person from being within a specified structure or geographic area;

(3) A condition that confines the person to a residence, facility, or other structure;

(4) A condition that prohibits the person from contacting or communicating with any specified individual;

(5) A condition that prohibits the person from associating with a specified individual;

(6) A condition as provided in division (A)(1)(a) of section 2929.25 of the Revised Code or in division (A)(1) of section 2929.15 or (A)(8) of section 2929.27 of the Revised Code that requires that the person not ingest or be injected with a drug of abuse and submit to random drug testing and requires that the results of the drug test indicate that the person did not ingest or was not injected with a drug of abuse.

(B) Within three business days after making an arrest under this section, the arresting field officer, probation officer, or peace officer or the department or agency of the arresting officer shall notify the chief probation officer or the chief probation officer's designee that the person has been arrested. Within thirty days of being notified that a field officer, probation officer, or peace officer has made an arrest under this section, the chief probation officer or designee, or another probation officer designated by the chief probation officer, promptly shall bring the person who was arrested before the judge or magistrate before whom the cause was pending.

(C) Nothing in this section limits the powers of arrest granted to certain law enforcement officers and citizens under sections 2935.03 and 2935.04 of the Revised Code.

(D) A probation officer shall receive the actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of the officer's duties.

(E) As used in this section, "random drug testing" has the same meaning as in section 5120.63 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 2951.08

History. Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.29, HB 86, §1, eff. 9/30/2011.

Effective Date: 01-01-2004