When are you considered to be under arrest in VA?§ 37.2-808. Emergency custody; issuance and execution of order.
§ 37.2-809. Involuntary temporary detention; issuance and execution of order.
544.180. An arrest is made by an actual restraint of the person of the defendant, or by his submission to the custody of the officer, under authority of a warrant or otherwise. The officer must inform the defendant by what authority he acts, and must also show the warrant if required.