Section 8-16-11

Powers of sheriff conferred upon commissioner and sealers; exhibition of badges; power of arrest.

There is conferred upon the Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries and local sealers of weights and measures the same powers in their respective jurisdictions as are possessed by sheriffs of this state for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this chapter only. In the exercise of their duties they shall exhibit their badges to any person questioning their authority upon demand. They are authorized and empowered to make arrests of any person violating any provisions of this chapter.

(Ag. Code 1927, §240; Code 1940, T. 2, §599.)