TennesseeFTA Fugitive Apprehension Authorization / Engagement Letter
Ashland City, TN 37015
Forfeit(s) Name: ______________________________________________
SSN ______________ DOB __________________
_________________________________, Agent (Surety) of _________________________________
Bonding Company fully associate/authorize Hank Salyer, TennesseeFTA and all licensed affiliated Agents of
TennesseeFTA to return my Bond Forfeit(s) and Bail Bond Contract Violators, to the jurisdiction of
___________________________________ County, State of _______ to stand trial for the outstanding charges against
them. A Certified Copy of Our State’s Appearance Recognizance (Bond) shall accompany this authorization,
(A Fax Copy shall serve as original)
Pursuant to: TCA § 40-11-132, §40-11-133, §40-11-318, §40-11-320, §40-11-401.
T.C.A. 40-11-133. Arrest of defendant by bail bondsman or other authorized person.
T.C.A. 40-11-318. Bounty Hunting
(a) For the purpose of § 40-11-132, the bail bondsman or surety may arrest the defendant on a certified copy of the undertaking, at any place in this state, or may, by a written authority endorsed on such copy, authorize another person to make the arrest.
(b) After the payment of the forfeiture, the bail bondsman or surety may arrest the defendant on a certified copy of the capias, or may, by a written authority endorsed on such copy, authorize another person to make the arrest.
(c) Any capias issued pursuant to a forfeit, whether the forfeit is conditional or final, shall remain in full force and effect until the defendant is apprehended and returned to the criminal justice system, and a disposition is entered in the defendant's case.
[Acts 1978, ch. 506, § 31; T.C.A., § 40-1233; Acts 1987, ch. 423, § 4; 1991, ch. 347, § 4
Sign X___________________________________ Date: _______________
Phone ____________________________ Cell ____________________________