2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2C - THE NEW JERSEY CODE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Section 2C:38-4 - Hindering apprehension or prosecution for terrorism.


NJ Rev Stat § 2C:38-4 (2013) What's This?

2C:38-4 Hindering apprehension or prosecution for terrorism.

4.Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution for Terrorism.

a.A person commits a crime if, with the purpose to hinder the detention, apprehension, investigation, prosecution, conviction or punishment of another for the crime of terrorism, he:

(1)Harbors or conceals the other;

(2)Provides or aids in providing a weapon, money, transportation, disguise or other means of avoiding discovery or apprehension or effecting escape;

(3)Suppresses, by way of concealment or destruction, any evidence of the crime, or tampers with a witness, informant, document or other source of information, regardless of its admissibility in evidence, which might aid in the discovery or apprehension of such person or in the lodging of a charge against him;

(4)Warns the other of impending discovery or apprehension, except that this paragraph does not apply to a warning given in connection with an effort to bring another into compliance with law;

(5)Prevents or obstructs, by means of force, intimidation or deception, anyone from performing an act which might aid in the discovery or apprehension of such person or in the lodging of a charge against him;

(6)Aids such person to protect or expeditiously profit from an advantage derived from such crime; or

(7)Gives false information to a law enforcement officer.

b.A violation of subsection a. of this section is a crime of the first degree if the crime of terrorism resulted in death. Otherwise, it is a crime of the second degree.

L.2002,c.26,s.4.


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