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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 575

Effective - 01 Jan 2017, 2 histories, see footnote bottom

  575.230.  Aiding escape of a prisoner — penalties. — 1.  A person commits the offense of aiding escape of a prisoner if he or she:

  (1)  Introduces into any place of confinement any deadly weapon or dangerous instrument, or other thing adapted or designed for use in making an escape, with the purpose of facilitating the escape of any prisoner confined therein, or of facilitating the commission of any other offense; or

  (2)  Assists or attempts to assist any prisoner who is being held in custody or confinement for the purpose of effecting the prisoner's escape from custody or confinement.

  2.  The offense of aiding escape of a prisoner is a class A misdemeanor, unless committed by introducing a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument into a place of confinement or aiding escape of a prisoner being held in custody or confinement on the basis of a felony charge or conviction, in which case it is a class B felony.

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(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 2001 H.B. 144 & 46, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

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