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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 575

< > Effective - 17 Mar 1986, 2 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  *575.200.  Until December 31, 2016 — Escape or attempted escape from custody. — 1.  A person commits the crime of escape from custody or attempted escape from custody if, while being held in custody after arrest for any crime, he escapes or attempts to escape from custody.

  2.  Escape or attempted escape from custody is a class A misdemeanor unless:

  (1)  It is effected or attempted by means of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument or by holding any person as hostage, in which case escape or attempted escape from custody is a class A felony;

  (2)  The person escaping or attempting to escape is under arrest for a felony, in which case escape from custody is a class D felony.

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(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 1986 S.B. 450)

Effective 3-17-86

*This section was amended by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17.  Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.


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