State of Alabama
Unified Judicial System
Form CR-58 (front) Rev.
WARRANT OF ARREST
(Felonies Misdemeanors, or Violations)
IN THE ________________________________________ COURT OF _____________________________________, ALABAMA
(Circuit, District, or Municipal) (Name of County or Municipality)
STATE OF ALABAMA
MUNICIPALITY OF _______________________________________v._____________________________________________
TO ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WITHIN THE STATE OF ALABAMA:
[Check which boxes are applicable]:
Probable cause has been found on a complaint filed in the court against (name or description of person to be arrested)
charging the offense of ___________________________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________ as described in the complaint.
An indictment has been returned by the grand jury of this county against (name or description of person to be arrested)
charging the offense of ___________________________________________________________________ as described in the complaint.
OU ARE THEREFORE ORDERED to arrest the person named or described above and bring that person before a judge or magistrate
of this Court to answ
er the charges against that person and have with you then and have this Warrant of Arrest with y
thereon. If a judge or magistrate of this Court is unavailable, in the same county, you shall take the accused person before the
issuing judge of magistrate or, if the issuing judge of magistrate is unavailable the nearest or most accessible district or circuit judge in
the same county.
You may release the accused person w
ithout taking the accused person before a judge or magistrate:
if the accused person enters into a bond in the amount of $________________w
ith sufficient sureties approved by an
authorized officer by depositing cash or negotiable bonds in the amount with the court clerk.
if the accused person posts an appearance bond in the amount of $____________________.
on his or her personal recognizance.
Date Judge/Court Clerk/Magistrate/Warrant Clerk
Note to Law Enforcement:
If this warrant was issued by any court other than a municipal court, and the defendant is to be arrested is in a county other than the county where
the arrest warrant was issued, Act 2006-547 states that you shall summon the assistance of local law enforcement if possible to assist in making the
arrest and only then may you exercise the same authority as you possess in your own county or jurisdiction.
If this warrant was issued by a municipal
court, and the person to be arrested is in a county other than the county where the municipal court is located,
you must obtain a signed endorsement on the warrant by an officer of that county authorized to issue such a warrant, to the following effect: “A.B. is
authorized to execute this warrant
in _____________________county,” and you may summon persons to assist you in making the arrest, and you
may exercise the same authority as if you were in your own county.