Section 21-28 Person arrested to be taken before municipal judge; exceptions.


    Whenever any person shall have been arrested under the provisions of this chapter, or any other law or ordinance, it shall be the duty of the chief of police forthwith to take or cause him to be taken before the municipal judge or other proper officer, after information duly made and filed as provided by law, to be dealt with according to law or ordinance; provided, that when an arrest shall be made in the nighttime or on Sunday, or any legal holiday, or the person arrested shall be in a state of intoxication, then it shall be the duty of the chief of police and members of the department to convey such person to the county jail or other place of confinement as the chief of police may direct, there to remain until the following day, or until he shall have perfectly sobered, when he shall be brought before the municipal judge or other proper official, as aforesaid.

(Code 1964, § 7.235)