13.1030 Powers of authorities.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 13.1030]

Any employee of the Government of American Samoa who is commissioned or duly authorized to make arrests within the jurisdictional boundaries of his agency, which includes but is not limited to, territorial police, customs inspectors, immigration officers, agriculture inspectors and airport police may:

(1) make arrests without warrant for any offenses under this chapter committed in his presence, or if he has probable cause to believe that the person to be arrested has committed or is committing a violation of this chapter which may constitute a felony;

(2) make seizures of property pursuant to this chapter.

History: 1974, PL 13-56 § 3.