25-2409. Trespassing animals may be taken up. Any person may take into custody any of the animals specified in the said order of the board of commissioners that may be about to commit a trespass upon the premises owned, occupied or in charge of such person, and retain the same until all reasonable charges for keeping said animals are paid: provided, that it shall be the duty of the person so taking said animals into custody to notify the owner or person in charge of the same within five (5) days thereafter, and if the owner or person in charge of them shall not be known to the person so taking said animals into custody, and cannot be found after diligent search and inquiry, he may proceed in the manner provided for the taking up and disposal of estrays.
[(25-2409) 1907, p. 126, sec. 8; reen. R.C. & C.L., sec. 1309; C.S., sec. 2018; I.C.A., sec. 24-2108.]