Search of arrested persons
Whenever a person is arrested by a police-officer
under-a warrant which does not provide for the taking of bail or under a warrant, which
provides for the taking of bail but the person arrested cannot furnish bail, and
whenever a person is arrested without warrant, or by a private person under a warrant,
and cannot legally be admitted to bail, or is unable to furnish bail.
The officer making the arrest or, when the arrest is made by a private person, the police
officer to whom he makes over the person arrested, may search such person and place in
safe custody all articles, other than necessary wearing apparel, found upon him.