GENERAL ORDER NO. 17.8 - Matters Held to Grand Jury


In every instance where a defendant is charged with a felony, if it appears at the conclusion of the preliminary hearing that there is probable cause to believe that an offense has been committed by the defendant, the Judge or Magistrate shall enter an order in substantially the following form:

Finding of probable cause. Defendant held to Grand Jury. Transfer to Presiding Judge, Criminal Division. Defendant to appear in Room 400, 2600 South California Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, at 9:30 a.m., on ______19___ (insert date).

[Dated December 1, 1970.]