(a) A person commits the crime of hindering prosecution in the first degree if with the intent to hinder the apprehension, prosecution, conviction or punishment of another for conduct constituting a murder or a Class A or B felony, he renders criminal assistance to such person.
Terms Used In Alabama Code 13A-10-43
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
- person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
(b) Hindering prosecution in the first degree is a Class C felony.