46-5-502. Authority to establish roadblocks. Any law enforcement agency of this state is authorized to establish, within its jurisdiction, temporary roadblocks on the highways of this state for the purpose of apprehending persons wanted for violation of the laws of this state, of any other state, or of the United States who are using the highways of this state, identifying drivers, or checking for driver's licenses, vehicle registration, and insurance.
History: En. 95-618 by Sec. 1, Ch. 196, L. 1967; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 18, L. 1971; R.C.M. 1947, 95-618(b); amd. Sec. 45, Ch. 800, L. 1991.