2010 Maryland Code
CRIMINAL LAW
TITLE 9 - CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Subtitle 4 - Harboring, Escape, and Contraband
Section 9-402 - Harboring fugitive.

§ 9-402. Harboring fugitive.
 

(a)  Scope of section.- This section does not apply if the warrant is for a traffic offense. 

(b)  Prohibited - To prevent arrest.- A person may not harbor a fugitive to prevent the fugitive's discovery or arrest after: 

(1) being notified, or otherwise knowing, that a felony warrant was issued for the arrest of the fugitive; and 

(2) being notified that harboring the fugitive is a crime. 

(c)  Same - To avoid prosecution, custody, or confinement.- A person may not knowingly harbor a fugitive who is avoiding: 

(1) prosecution; 

(2) custody; or 

(3) confinement after conviction of a felony. 

(d)  Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine not exceeding $1,000 or both. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 268F; 2002, ch. 26, § 2.]   

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Maryland 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.