45-7-304. Failure to aid peace officer. (1) A peace officer may order a person to cooperate when it is reasonable for the peace officer to enlist the cooperation of that person in:
(a) effectuating or securing an arrest of another pursuant to 46-6-402; or
(b) preventing the commission by another of an offense.
(2) A person commits the offense of failure to aid a peace officer if the person knowingly refuses to obey an order described in subsection (1).
(3) A person convicted of the offense of failure to aid a peace officer shall be fined not to exceed $500 or be imprisoned in the county jail for a term not to exceed 6 months, or both.
History: En. 94-7-304 by Sec. 1, Ch. 513, L. 1973; R.C.M. 1947, 94-7-304; amd. Sec. 1687, Ch. 56, L. 2009.