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      CCRP 469     


Art. 469.  Venue and place

It is not necessary to state any venue in the body of the indictment, but the state, parish, or other jurisdiction where the indictment is filed shall be taken to be the venue for the offense charged in the indictment.

The place of the commission of the offense need not be alleged in the indictment unless the place of commission is essential to the offense.  All allegations in the indictment and bill of particulars shall be considered as referring to the same place, unless stated otherwise.

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