Where the venue of a prosecution is in two (2) or more counties, the prosecution shall proceed in the county in which the process for the arrest of the defendant is first issued, unless an indictment for the offense is pending in another county.
History: Created 1962 Ky. Acts ch. 234, sec. 55.

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 452.630

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.