803-4 On suspicion. Whenever a crime is committed, and the offenders are unknown, and any person is found near the place where the crime was committed, either endeavoring to conceal oneself, or endeavoring to escape, or under such other circumstances as to justify a reasonable suspicion of the person being the offender, the person may be arrested without warrant. [PC 1869, c 49, 4; RL 1925, 3970; RL 1935, 5403; RL 1945, 10704; RL 1955, 255-4; HRS 708-4; ren L 1972, c 9, pt of 1; gen ch 1985]


Cross References


See Const. art. I, 7.


Case Notes


Held legal. 22 H. 597 (1915).



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