2013 ORS § 419C.103¹
Procedure when youth is not released
  • release decision when youth taken into custody resides in other county

(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2) of this section, if a youth taken into custody is not released as provided in ORS 419C.100 (Release of youth taken into custody) and the juvenile court for the county has not established the alternative procedure authorized in subsection (5) of this section, the person taking the youth into custody shall, without unnecessary delay, do one of the following:

(a) Take the youth before the court or a person appointed by the court to effect disposition under ORS 419C.109 (Initial disposition of youth taken into custody) and 419C.136 (Temporary hold to develop release plan).

(b) Take the youth to a place of detention or shelter care or a public or private agency designated by the court and as soon as possible thereafter notify the court that the youth has been taken into custody.

(2) If the person taking the youth into custody 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), the person may not release the youth from custody and shall do one of the following without unnecessary delay:

(a) Take the youth before the court for a determination of initial disposition under ORS 419C.109 (Initial disposition of youth taken into custody) (3); or

(b) Notwithstanding ORS 419C.133 (Detention of youth under 12 years of age), take the youth to a place of detention and, as soon as possible thereafter, notify the court and the juvenile department that the youth has been taken into custody and detained.

(3) Where a youth residing in some other county is taken into custody the youth may be:

(a) Released to the youths parent, guardian or other responsible person in this state as provided in ORS 419C.100 (Release of youth taken into custody).

(b) Delivered to a peace officer or juvenile counselor in the county in which the youth resides, if such delivery can be made without unnecessary delay. In such event, the person to whom the youth is delivered shall assume custody of the youth and shall proceed as provided in this chapter.

(4) Where a youth is released or delivered as provided in subsection (3) of this section, the jurisdiction of the juvenile court of the county in which the youth resides shall attach from the time the youth is taken into custody.

(5) The juvenile court may establish, as an alternative to the provisions of subsection (1) of this section, that if a youth taken into custody is not released as provided in ORS 419C.100 (Release of youth taken into custody), procedures shall be followed that comply with the following:

(a) The person taking the youth into custody may communicate, by telecommunications or otherwise, with the person appointed by the court to effect disposition under ORS 419C.109 (Initial disposition of youth taken into custody).

(b) After interviewing the person taking the youth into custody and obtaining such other information as is considered necessary, the person appointed by the court under ORS 419C.109 (Initial disposition of youth taken into custody) to effect disposition may exercise the authority granted under that section and shall, in such case, direct that the person taking the youth into custody release the youth or deliver the youth in accordance with such direction.

(c) The person taking the youth into custody shall comply with the direction of the person appointed by the court to effect disposition. [1993 c.33 §165; 1993 c.546 §65; 1997 c.727 §7; 1999 c.577 §5; 1999 c.1095 §15]