46.3533 False imprisonment.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.3533]

(a) A person commits the crime of false imprisonment if he knowingly restrains another unlawfully and without consent interferes substantially with his liberty.

(b) False imprisonment is a class A misdemeanor unless the person unlawfully restrained is removed from the territory, then it is a class D felony.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.

Research Guide: MCC 565 130, 15 ASC 603.