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Aiding an escape 18-8-201 (6)

Aiding an escape 18-8-201 (6)


Escape and Offenses Relating to Custody


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Aiding an escape 18-8-201 (6)

Knowingly aiding, abetting, or assisting another person to escape  or  to  attempt  to  escape  from  custody  or  confinement  is  a class 1 misdemeanor if the person aided was in custody or confinement for a misdemeanor or a petty offense.