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AGO Opinions with Topic: IN HIS PRESENCE, DEFINED
AGO 1951 No. 74 >  June 19, 1951
TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS - ARREST - IN HIS PRESENCE, DEFINED
TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS ‑- ARREST ‑- IN HIS PRESENCE, DEFINED A reasonably strict interpretation should be given the phrase "in his presence" and a citation may be issued only when an officer is apprised by his senses that a violation or offense is at that time being committed.
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