Sec. 5. A person who, with the intent to commit, conceal, or aid in the commission of a crime, knowingly or intentionally interferes with or prevents an individual from:

(1) using a 911 emergency telephone system;

(2) obtaining medical assistance; or

(3) making a report to a law enforcement officer;

commits interference with the reporting of a crime, a Class A misdemeanor.

As added by P.L.71-2002, SEC.1.

Terms Used In Indiana Code 35-45-2-5

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.