19-4409. Service of warrant — Breaking open doors. The officer may break open any outer or inner door or window of a house, or any part of a house, or any thing therein, to execute the warrant, if, after notice of his authority and purpose, he is refused admittance.
[(19-4409) Cr. Prac. 1864, sec. 637, p. 292; R.S., R.C., & C.L., sec. 8398; C.S., sec. 9327; I.C.A., sec. 19-4509.]