2963.21 Written application for requisition for return of person charged.

When the return to this state of a person charged with crime in this state is required, the prosecuting attorney shall present to the governor a written application for a requisition for the return of the person charged. The application shall state the name of the person charged, the crime charged against the person, the approximate time, place, and circumstances of its commission, the state in which the person charged is believed to be located, and the location of the person in that state at the time the application is made. The prosecuting attorney shall certify that in the prosecuting attorney's opinion the ends of justice require the arrest and return of the person charged to this state for trial and that the proceeding is not instituted to enforce a private claim.

When the return to this state is required of a person who has been convicted of a crime in this state and has escaped from confinement or broken the terms of the person's bail, parole, community control sanction, or post-release control sanction, the prosecuting attorney of the county in which the offense was committed, the adult parole authority, or the warden of the institution or sheriff of the county from which escape was made shall present to the governor a written application for a requisition for the return of the person. The application shall state the person's name, the crime of which the person was convicted, the circumstances of the person's escape from confinement or of the breach of the terms of the person's bail, parole, community control sanction, or post-release control sanction, the state in which the person is believed to be located, and the location of the person in that state at the time the application is made.

An application presented under this section shall be verified by affidavit, executed in duplicate, and accompanied by two certified copies of the indictment returned, of the information and affidavit filed, of the complaint made to the judge or magistrate, stating the offense with which the accused is charged, of the judgment of conviction, or of the sentence. The prosecuting attorney, adult parole authority, warden, or sheriff also may attach any other affidavits or documents in duplicate that the prosecuting attorney, adult parole authority, warden, or sheriff finds proper to be submitted with the application. One copy of the application, with the action of the governor indicated by indorsement on the application, and one of the certified copies of the indictment, complaint, information, and affidavits, of the judgment of conviction, or of the sentence shall be filed in the office of the secretary of state to remain of record in that office. The other copies of all papers shall be forwarded with the governor's requisition.

Cite as R.C. § 2963.21

History. Effective Date: 01-01-2004