2019 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 2 - Offenses Against the Person
Chapter 11 - Kidnapping and Related Offenses
§ 5-11-105. Vehicular Piracy

Universal Citation: AR Code § 5-11-105 (2019)
  • (a) A person commits vehicular piracy if, without lawful authority, the person seizes or exercises control, by force or threat of violence, over any:

    • (1) Aircraft occupied by an unconsenting person; or

    • (2) Other vehicle:

      • (A) Having a seating capacity of more than eight (8) passengers;

      • (B) Operated by a common carrier or contract carrier of passengers for hire; and

      • (C) Occupied by an unconsenting person.

  • (b)

    • (1) Vehicular piracy of an aircraft is a Class B felony.

    • (2) Otherwise, vehicular piracy is a Class C felony.

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