2011 ORS § 419C.080¹
Custody
  • when authorized

(1) A peace officer, or any other person authorized by the juvenile court of the county in which the youth is found, may take a youth into custody in the following circumstances:

(a) When, if the youth were an adult, the youth could be arrested without a warrant; or

(b) When the juvenile court, by order indorsed on the summons as provided in ORS 419C.306 (Effect of summons) or otherwise, has ordered that the youth be taken into custody.

(2) In any order issued under subsection (1)(b) of this section that may result in a substitute care placement or detention, the court shall include a written finding describing why it is in the best interests of the youth to be taken into custody.

(3) A peace officer or person authorized by the juvenile court shall take a youth into custody if the peace officer or person authorized by the juvenile court has probable cause to believe that the youth, while in or on a public building or court facility within the last 120 days, possessed a firearm or destructive device in violation of ORS 166.250 (Unlawful possession of firearms), 166.370 (Possession of firearm or dangerous weapon in public building or court facility) or 166.382 (Possession of destructive device prohibited). [1993 c.33 §158; 1993 c.546 §59; 1997 c.727 §1; 1999 c.577 §3; 1999 c.1095 §13; 2001 c.686 §8]