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      RS 14:102.7     


§102.7.  Search warrant for dogfighting offenses

If complaint is made, by affidavit, to any magistrate authorized to issue search warrants in criminal cases, that the complainant has reason to believe that R.S. 14:102.5 has been violated within the past forty-eight hours, is being, or will be violated in any building or place, such magistrate, if satisfied that there is reasonable cause for such belief, shall issue a search warrant authorizing any law enforcement officer competent by law to make arrests for such offenses to make a search of said building or place, and to arrest any person found violating R.S. 14:102.5.  This Section shall not be construed as a limitation on the power of law enforcement officers to seize animals or evidence at the time of arrest.  

Added by Acts 1982, No. 432, §1.

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