2020 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 1 - General Provisions
Chapter 2 - Principles of Criminal Liability
Subchapter 2 - Culpability
§ 5-2-209. Entrapment

Universal Citation: AR Code § 5-2-209 (2020)
  1. (a) It is an affirmative defense that the defendant was entrapped into committing an offense.

  2. (b)

    1. (1) Entrapment occurs when a law enforcement officer or any person acting in cooperation with a law enforcement officer induces the commission of an offense by using persuasion or other means likely to cause a normally law-abiding person to commit the offense.

    2. (2) Conduct merely affording a person an opportunity to commit an offense does not constitute entrapment.

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