Section 16-191.1 Hindering prosecution.


    (a) A person commits the crime of hindering prosecution if for the purpose of preventing the apprehension, prosecution, convicting or punishment of another for conduct constituting a crime he:

    (1)    Harbors or conceals such person; or

    (2)    Warns such person of impending discovery or apprehension, except this does not apply to a warning given in connection with an effort to bring another into compliance with the law; or

    (3)    Provides such person with money, transportation, weapon, disguise or other means to aid him in avoiding discovery or apprehension; or

    (4)    Prevents or obstructs, by means of force, deception or intimidation, anyone from performing an act that might aid in the discovery or apprehension of such person.

    (b) Hindering prosecution is a class A misdemeanor.

(Code 1964, § 7.880)

     State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 575.030.