Section 6-4-2

Execution - Adjoining county or any part of state.

When the summons, subpoena, or other process issues to the sheriff of the county in which the defendant or person against whom the subpoena or other process is directed resides, he may execute it in an adjoining county if such parties are there found, or he may pursue them and execute it in any part of the state.

(Code 1852, §2173; Code 1867, §2572; Code 1876, §2936; Code 1886, §2658; Code 1896, §3279; Code 1907, §5315; Code 1923, §9440; Code 1940, T. 7, §342.)