COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
31-2226. Refusal to deliver property. If the former sheriff refuses or neglects to deliver to his successor the jail, process, papers and prisoners in his charge, the new sheriff may, notwithstanding, take possession of the jail, and of the prisoners confined therein, and the magistrate judge, may, upon application, order the delivery of the process and papers.
[(31-2226) 1863, p. 475, sec. 40; R.S., sec. 1896; reen. R.C. & C.L., sec. 2048; C.S., sec. 3620; I.C.A., sec. 30-1726; am. 1989, ch. 14, sec. 5, p. 16.]