(a) A person commits the crime of aiding escape of a prisoner if he:
(1) introduces into any place of confinement a 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 confined prisoner, or of facilitating the commission of any other crime 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.
(b) Aiding escape of a prisoner by introducing a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument into a place of confinement is a class B felony. Aiding escape of a prisoner being held in custody or confinement on the basis of a felony charge or conviction is a class D felony; otherwise aiding escape of a prisoner is a class A misdemeanor.History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.
Research Guide: MCC 575 230, 15 ASC 383.