2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 15 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Chapter 199 Crimes Against Public Justice
NRS 199.305 Preventing or dissuading victim, person acting on behalf of victim, or witness from reporting crime, commencing prosecution or causing arrest.

NRS 199.305 Preventing or dissuading victim, person acting on behalf of victim, or witness from reporting crime, commencing prosecution or causing arrest.

1. A person who, by intimidating or threatening another person, prevents or dissuades a victim of a crime, a person acting on behalf of the victim or a witness from:

(a) Reporting a crime or possible crime to a:

(1) Judge;

(2) Peace officer;

(3) Parole or probation officer;

(4) Prosecuting attorney;

(5) Warden or other employee at an institution of the Department of Corrections; or

(6) Superintendent or other employee at a juvenile correctional institution;

(b) Commencing a criminal prosecution or a proceeding for the revocation of a parole or probation, or seeking or assisting in such a prosecution or proceeding; or

(c) Causing the arrest of a person in connection with a crime,

or who hinders or delays such a victim, agent or witness in an effort to carry out any of those actions is guilty of a category D felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.

2. As used in this section, "victim of a crime" means a person against whom a crime has been committed.

(Added to NRS by 1983, 1682; A 1995, 1177; 2001 Special Session, 228)



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