Delaware Code Title 11. Crimes and Criminal Procedure § 1907. Summons instead of arrest;  form;  penalty for nonappearance

(a) In any case in which it is lawful for a peace officer to arrest without a warrant a person for a misdemeanor, the officer may, but need not, give the person a written summons in substantially the following form:

Violator's Last Name

First

Middle

O.C.P.

Birth Date

Sex

No.

M F

___________________________________________________________________________________________________

No. and Street

City

State

Color

Occupation

W B O

___________________________________________________________________________________________________

Owner's Name

First

Middle

State Tag No.

___________________________________________________________________________________________________

Address

___________________________________________________________________________________________________

Specific Offense

Sec. No.

Date

Acc.

Time

M.

Yes No

Hundred

County

Route No.

Exact Location

___________________________________________________________________________________________________

S K NC

Magistrate

Arresting Officer

Date of Trial

__________________________________________

Troop

 Time

Address

___________________________________________________________________________________________________

You are hereby directed to appear at the time and place designated above to stand trial for the offense indicated.  A failure to obey this summons may result in fine or imprisonment, or both.

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Final Disposition of Upper Court

Remarks

__________________________________________

TRAFFIC ARREST REPORT

DELAWARE STATE POLICE

___________________________________________________________________________________________________

(b) If the person fails to appear in answer to the summons, or if there is reasonable cause to believe that the person will not appear, a warrant for the person's arrest may issue.

(c) Whoever wilfully fails to appear in answer to the summons may be fined not more than $100 or imprisoned for not more than 30 days, or both.


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