Section 15-22 Forfeiture of bonds.

    In case of a breach of any recognizance entered into before a municipal judge, the same shall be deemed forfeited and the judge shall cause the same to be prosecuted against the principal and surety, or either of them in the name of the municipality as plaintiff. Such action shall be on the transcript of the proceedings before the municipal judge. All monies recovered in such actions shall be paid over to the municipal treasury to the general revenue fund of the municipality.

(Code 1964, § 7.135)

     State law reference(s)--similar provisions, RSMo. § 479.210.