TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-25
Jails and Prisons

SECTION 11-25-7


§ 11-25-7 Rescue of prisoner.

Every person who shall set at liberty or rescue, either by force or stratagem, any person convicted of any crime or offense or in the custody of any officer upon any criminal charge, or confined in any jail, lock-up, police station or other place of detention upon any criminal charge, shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than ten (10) years, or by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or both.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 276, § 6; G.L. 1909, ch. 342, § 6; P.L. 1915, ch. 1258, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 394, § 6; G.L. 1938, ch. 605, § 6; G.L. 1956, § 11-25-7.)