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(1)(a) It is unlawful and official misconduct for any peace officer or other officer or public employee to dispose of:
(i) a notice to appear; or
(ii) traffic citation.
(b) The provisions of Subsection (1)(a) do not apply if the disposal is done with the consent of the magistrate before whom the arrested person was to appear.
(2) A person who cancels or solicits the cancellation of a notice to appear or a traffic citation, in any manner other than as provided by law, is guilty of a class B misdemeanor.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Utah Code Title 77. Utah Code of Criminal Procedure § 77-7-26. Improper disposition or cancellation of notice to appear or traffic citation--Official misconduct--Misdemeanor - last updated May 05, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ut/title-77-utah-code-of-criminal-procedure/ut-code-sect-77-7-26/
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