46.4618 Refusal to identify as a witness.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.4618]

(a) A person commits the crime of refusal to identify as a witness if, knowing he has witnessed any portion of a crime, or any other incident resulting in physical injury or substantial property damage, upon demand by a law enforcement officer engaged in the performance of his official duties, he knowingly refuses to give or gives a false report of his name and present address to that officer.

(b) Refusal to identify as a witness is a class C misdemeanor.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.

Research Guide: MCC 575.190, 15 ASC 761.