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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 067 : Public Justice and Public Officers

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 3018)
  • § 3018. Hindering arrest

    A person who intentionally hinders an arrest of another, which arrest is being effected or attempted by a law enforcement officer, when it would reasonably appear that the latter is a law enforcement officer, shall:

    (1) for the first offense, be imprisoned not more than one year or fined not more than $500.00, or both;

    (2) for the second offense and subsequent offenses, be imprisoned not more than two years or fined not more than $1,000.00, or both. (Added 1995, No. 146 (Adj. Sess.), § 4.)