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SECTION 140.05
Arrest without a warrant; in general
Criminal Procedure (CPL) CHAPTER 11-A, PART 2, TITLE H, ARTICLE 140
§ 140.05 Arrest without a warrant; in general.

A person who has committed or is believed to have committed an offense
and who is at liberty within the state may, under circumstances
prescribed in this article, be arrested for such offense although no
warrant of arrest therefor has been issued and although no criminal
action therefor has yet been commenced in any criminal court.