2014 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 6 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
CHAPTER 5 - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
ARTICLE 2 - HINDERING GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
6-5-201. Definitions.


WY Stat § 6-5-201 (2014) What's This?

6-5-201. Definitions.

(a) As used in this article:

(i) "Emergency" means a crime or a situation which could result in a public official responding in an authorized emergency vehicle or which could jeopardize public safety and could result in the evacuation of any area, building, structure, vehicle or other place people may enter;

(ii) "Official detention" means arrest, detention in a facility for custody of persons under charge or conviction of crime or alleged or found to be delinquent, detention for extradition or deportation, or detention in any manner and in any place for law enforcement purposes. "Official detention" does not include supervision on probation or parole or constraint incidental to release on bail;

(iii) "Relative" means a grandparent, grandchild, mother, father, husband, wife, sister, brother or child; and

(iv) "Render assistance" means to:

(A) Harbor or conceal the person;

(B) Warn the person of impending discovery or apprehension, excluding an official warning given in an effort to bring the person into compliance with the law;

(C) Provide the person with money, transportation, weapon, disguise or other thing to be used in avoiding discovery or apprehension;

(D) By force, intimidation or deception, obstruct anyone in the performance of any act which might aid in the discovery, detection, apprehension, prosecution, conviction or punishment of the person; or

(E) Conceal, destroy or alter any physical evidence that might aid in the discovery, detection, apprehension, prosecution, conviction or punishment of the person.

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