46.4628 Failure to return to confinement.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.4628]

(a) A person commits the crime of failure to return to confinement if, while serving a sentence for any crime under a work-release program, or while under sentence of any crime to serve a term of confinement which is not continuous, or while serving any other type of sentence for any crime where he is temporarily permitted to go at large without guard, he purposely fails to return to confinement when he is required to do so.

(b) This section does not apply to persons who are free on bond, bail or recognizance, personal or otherwise, nor to persons who are on probation or parole, temporary or otherwise.

(c) Failure to return to confinement is a class C misdemeanor.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.

Research Guide: MCC 575.220.