Maine Revised Statutes

§3206. Detention of juveniles

A person under 18 years of age who is arrested for a crime defined under Title 12 or Title 29-A that is not a juvenile crime as defined in section 3103 is not subject to chapter 105-A and may not be detained unless a juvenile community corrections officer has been notified within 2 hours after the person's arrest and the juvenile community corrections officer or attorney for the State has approved the detention. Section 3203-A, subsection 7, paragraphs A and B governing the facilities in which juveniles may be detained apply to any detention of such a juvenile following arrest, and section 3203-A, subsection 4, paragraph C applies to the decision whether to release or further detain the juvenile. [2013, c. 424, Pt. B, §4 (AMD).]

2003, c. 180, §7 (NEW). 2005, c. 507, §8 (AMD). 2011, c. 336, §2 (AMD). 2013, c. 424, Pt. B, §4 (AMD).