46.4602 Concealing an offense.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.4602]

(a) A person commits the crime of concealing an offense if:

(1) he confers or agrees to confer any pecuniary benefit or other consideration to any person in consideration of that person's concealing of any offense, refraining from initiating or aiding in the prosecution of an offense, or withholding any evidence of it; or

(2) he accepts or agrees to accept any pecuniary benefit or other consideration in consideration of his concealing any offense, refraining from initiating or aiding in the prosecution of an offense, or withholding any evidence of it.

(b) Concealing an offense is a class D felony if the offense concealed is a felony, otherwise concealing an offense is a class A misdemeanor.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.

Research Guide: MCC 575 .020, 15 ASC 241.