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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 11. Criminal Law
- Chapter 56. Offenses Against Public Administration
- Section 770. Hindering Prosecution in the First Degree.
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AS 11.56.770. Hindering Prosecution in the First Degree.
- (a) A person commits the crime of hindering prosecution in the first degree if the person renders assistance to a person
who has committed a crime punishable as a felony with intent to
- (1) hinder the apprehension, prosecution, conviction, or punishment of that person; or
- (2) assist that person in profiting or benefiting from the commission of the crime.
- (b) For purposes of this section, a person "renders assistance" to another if the person
- (1) harbors or conceals the other person;
- (2) warns the other person of impending discovery or apprehension;
- (3) provides or aids in providing the other person with money, transportation, a dangerous instrument, a disguise, or
other means of avoiding discovery or apprehension;
- (4) prevents or obstructs, by means of force, threat, or deception, anyone from performing an act which might aid in the
discovery or apprehension of the other person;
- (5) suppresses by an act of concealment, alteration, or destruction physical evidence which might aid in the discovery or
apprehension of the other person; or
- (6) aids the other person in securing or protecting the proceeds of the crime.
- (c) Hindering prosecution in the first degree is a class C felony.
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