Nebraska Revised Statute 29-417

Chapter 29


Fresh pursuit; procedure after arrest.

If an arrest is made in this state by an officer of another state in accordance with the provisions of section 29-416, he shall without unnecessary delay take the person arrested before a magistrate of the county in which the arrest was made, who shall conduct a hearing for the purpose of determining the lawfulness of the arrest. If the magistrate determines that the arrest was lawful he shall commit the person arrested to await for a reasonable time the issuance of an extradition warrant by the Governor of this state. If the magistrate determines that the arrest was unlawful he shall discharge the person arrested.


  • Laws 1937, c. 70, § 2, p. 256;
  • C.S.Supp.,1941, § 29-417;
  • R.S.1943, § 29-417.


  • This section outlines procedure to be followed after arrest made in fresh pursuit. State v. Goff, 174 Neb. 548, 118 N.W.2d 625 (1962).