2017 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 2 - Offenses Against the Person
Chapter 11 - Kidnapping and Related Offenses
§ 5-11-106. Permanent detention or restraint

Universal Citation: AR Code § 5-11-106 (2017)
  • (a) A person commits the offense of permanent detention or restraint if, without consent and without lawful authority, the person restrains a person with the purpose of holding or concealing the other person:
    • (1) Without ever releasing the other person; or
    • (2) Without ever returning the other person to the person or institution from whose lawful custody the other person was taken.
  • (b)
    • (1) Permanent detention or restraint is a Class B felony.
    • (2) However, permanent detention or restraint is a Class D felony if the person detained or restrained is the child of the defendant.
Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Arkansas may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.