A. A person, not otherwise authorized by law, commits promoting secure care facility contraband by knowingly doing any of the following:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-2514

  • Contraband: means any dangerous drug, narcotic drug, marijuana, intoxicating liquor of any kind, deadly weapon, dangerous instrument, explosive, wireless communication device, multimedia storage device or other article whose use or possession would endanger the safety, security or preservation of order in a correctional facility or a juvenile secure care facility as defined in section 41-2801, or of any person within a correctional or juvenile secure care facility. See Arizona Laws 13-2501
  • Dangerous drug: means dangerous drug as defined in section 13-3401. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Dangerous instrument: means anything that under the circumstances in which it is used, attempted to be used or threatened to be used is readily capable of causing death or serious physical injury. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Deadly weapon: means anything designed for lethal use, including a firearm. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Felony: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Knowingly: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Narcotic drug: means narcotic drugs as defined in section 13-3401. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Peace officer: means any person vested by law with a duty to maintain public order and make arrests and includes a constable. 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

1. Taking contraband onto the grounds of or into a secure care facility under the jurisdiction of the department of juvenile corrections.

2. Conveying contraband to any person confined in a secure care facility under the jurisdiction of the department of juvenile corrections.

3. Making, obtaining or possessing contraband while being confined in a secure care facility under the jurisdiction of the department of juvenile corrections.

B. Except for information protected under attorney client privilege, any person who has reasonable grounds to believe there has been a violation or attempted violation of this section shall immediately report the violation or attempted violation to the official in charge of the facility or to a peace officer.

C. Promoting secure care facility contraband if the contraband is a deadly weapon, dangerous instrument or explosive is a class 2 felony. Promoting secure care facility contraband if the contraband is a dangerous drug, narcotic drug or marijuana is a class 2 felony. In all other cases promoting secure care facility contraband is a class 5 felony. Failure to report a violation or attempted violation of this section is a class 5 felony.

D. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be prohibited from employment by this state or any of its agencies or political subdivisions until the person’s civil rights have been restored pursuant to chapter 9 of this title.