A. A person commits hindering prosecution in the second degree if, with the intent to hinder the apprehension, prosecution, conviction or punishment of another for any misdemeanor or petty offense, such person renders assistance to such person.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-2511

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Misdemeanor: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment other than to the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Petty offense: means an offense for which a sentence of a fine only is authorized by law. See Arizona Laws 13-105

B. Hindering prosecution in the second degree is a class 1 misdemeanor.