(a) Upon the return of an indictment alleging the commission of afelony governed by Utah Code section 78A-6-703.3,the court shall cause to issue either a warrant for the arrest or a summons forthe appearance of the minor.
(b) Upon the filing of an information alleging the commission of afelony governed by Utah Code section 78A-6-703.3,if it appears from the information, or from any affidavit filed with theinformation, that there is probable cause to believe that an offense governedby this section has been committed and that the minor has committed it, thecourt shall cause to issue either a warrant for the arrest or a summons for theappearance of the minor.
(c) If it appears to the court that the minor will appear on asummons and there is no substantial danger of a breach of the peace, or injuryto persons or property, or danger to the community, a summons may issue in lieuof a warrant of arrest to require the appearance of the minor. A warrant ofarrest may issue in cases where the minor has failed to appear in response to asummons or citation or thereafter when required by the court. If a warrant ofarrest is issued, the court shall state on the warrant:
(d)(1) The warrant shall be executed by a peace officer. Thesummons may be served by a peace officer or any person authorized to serve asummons in a civil action.
(d)(2) The warrant may be executed or the summons may be served atany place within the state.
(d)(3) The warrant shall be executed by the arrest of the minor.The officer need not possess the warrant at the time of the arrest, but uponrequest shall show the warrant to the minor as soon as practicable. If theofficer does not possess the warrant at the time of the arrest, the officershall inform the minor of the offense charged and of the fact that the warranthas been issued. The summons shall be served as in civil actions, or by mailingit to the minor's last known address.
(d)(4) The person executing a warrant or serving a summons shall makereturn thereof to the juvenile court as soon as practicable. At the request ofthe prosecuting attorney, any unexecuted warrant shall be returned to the courtfor cancellation.
EffectiveNovember 1, 2020.