TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-25
Jails and Prisons

SECTION 11-25-8


§ 11-25-8 Conveyance to prisoner of instruments for escape.

Every person who shall convey to any prisoner confined upon any criminal charge or upon conviction in any prison, jail, lock-up, police station, or other place of detention, without the knowledge of the warden, jailer, or officer in charge of the prison, jail, lock-up, police station, or place of detention, any disguise, instrument, tool, weapon, or other thing which is adapted or useful to aid a prisoner in making his or her escape, shall if any prisoner escapes by means of a disguise, instrument, tool, weapon, or other thing so conveyed, 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. If there is no escape by means of the disguise, instrument, tool, weapon, or other thing so conveyed, then the person so conveying it shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than five (5) years, or by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or both.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 276, § 10; G.L. 1909, ch. 342, § 10; P.L. 1915, ch. 1258, § 5; P.L. 1920, ch. 1857, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 394, § 10; G.L. 1938, ch. 605, § 10; G.L. 1956, § 11-25-8.)