A.   The town council, designated officer or any public official charged with the enforcement of laws of this town, in lieu of taking a person into custody, may issue and deliver a citation requiring any person subject to arrest or prosecution on a misdemeanor charge to appear at the court of the magistrate before whom the person could be taken pursuant to law, if the person had been arrested.
   B.   If a citation is issued the town council or designated officer shall issue one copy to the person cited and shall within five (5) days file a duplicate copy with the court specified in the citation. (Ord. 11-04, 11-1-2011)