N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law Section 690.05
Search warrants

  • in general
  • definition

1.

Under circumstances prescribed in this article, a local criminal court may, upon application of a police officer, a district attorney or other public servant acting in the course of his official duties, issue a search warrant.

2.

A search warrant is a court order and process directing a police officer to conduct:

(a)

a search of designated premises, or of a designated vehicle, or of a designated person, for the purpose of seizing designated property or kinds of property, and to deliver any property so obtained to the court which issued the warrant; or

(b)

a search of a designated premises for the purpose of searching for and arresting a person who is the subject of:

(i)

a warrant of arrest issued pursuant to this chapter, a superior court warrant of arrest issued pursuant to this chapter, or a bench warrant for a felony issued pursuant to this chapter, where the designated premises is the dwelling of a third party who is not the subject of the arrest warrant; or

(ii)

a warrant of arrest issued by any other state or federal court for an offense which would constitute a felony under the laws of this state, where the designated premises is the dwelling of a third party who is not the subject of the arrest warrant.

Source: Section 690.05 — Search warrants; in general; definition, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CPL/690.­05 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 8, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 8, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 690.05’s source at nysenate​.gov

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