2009 California Penal Code - Section 4550 :: Article 2. Rescues

PENAL CODE
SECTION 4550

4550.  Every person who rescues or attempts to rescue, or aids
another person in rescuing or attempting to rescue any prisoner from
any prison, or prison road camp or any jail or county road camp, or
from any officer or person having him in lawful custody, is
punishable as follows:
   1. If such prisoner was in custody upon a conviction of a felony
punishable with death: by imprisonment in the state prison for two,
three or four years;
   2. If such prisoner was in custody otherwise than as specified in
subsection 1 hereof: by imprisonment in the state prison, or by
imprisonment in the county jail not to exceed one year.


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