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Title 10 Regulation of Activities

Division I. Penal Code

Chapter 10.07 Offenses Against Governmental Operation

Section 10.07.035 Rendering Criminal Assistance – Definition of Term

As used in SMC 10.07.037, SMC 10.07.038 and SMC 10.07.039, a person “renders criminal assistance” if, with intent to prevent, hinder or delay the apprehension or prosecution of another person who he knows has committed a crime or juvenile offense or is being sought by law enforcement officials for the commission of a crime or juvenile offense or has escaped from a detention facility, he:

  1. harbors or conceals such person; or
     
  2. warns such person of impending discovery or apprehension; or
     
  3. provides such person with money, transportation, disguise or other means of avoiding discovery or apprehension; or
     
  4. prevents or obstructs, by use of force, deception or threat, anyone from performing an act that might aid in the discovery or apprehension of such person; or
     
  5. conceals, alters or destroys any physical evidence that might aid in the discovery or apprehension of such person; or
     
  6. provides such person with a weapon.

Date Passed: Monday, June 4, 2007

Effective Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Recodification ORD C34041 Section 1

Section 10.07.035 Rendering Criminal Assistance – Definition of Term

As used in SMC 10.07.037, SMC 10.07.038 and SMC 10.07.039, a person “renders criminal assistance” if, with intent to prevent, hinder or delay the apprehension or prosecution of another person who he knows has committed a crime or juvenile offense or is being sought by law enforcement officials for the commission of a crime or juvenile offense or has escaped from a detention facility, he:

  1. harbors or conceals such person; or
     
  2. warns such person of impending discovery or apprehension; or
     
  3. provides such person with money, transportation, disguise or other means of avoiding discovery or apprehension; or
     
  4. prevents or obstructs, by use of force, deception or threat, anyone from performing an act that might aid in the discovery or apprehension of such person; or
     
  5. conceals, alters or destroys any physical evidence that might aid in the discovery or apprehension of such person; or
     
  6. provides such person with a weapon.

Date Passed: Monday, June 4, 2007

Effective Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Recodification ORD C34041 Section 1