2013 Mississippi Code
Title 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 11 - OFFENSES INVOLVING PUBLIC OFFICIALS
§ 97-11-35 - Failure to return known offenders; purposeful avoidance of knowledge of offense


MS Code § 97-11-35 (2013) What's This?

If any judge, justice court judge, constable, member of the board of supervisors, sheriff, or other peace officer, shall wilfully neglect or refuse to return any person committing any offense against the laws, committed in his view or knowledge, or of which he has any notice, or shall wilfully absent himself when such offense is being or is about to be committed, for the purpose of avoiding a knowledge of the same, he shall, on conviction, be fined not less than One Hundred Dollars ($ 100.00) nor more than Five Hundred Dollars ($ 500.00), and may, in the discretion of the court, be removed from office.

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