If a suspect is oversea, there is an outstanding bench warrant in county court for felony, Per new law thereon: Family members no longer exempt from “aiding and abetting a fugitive” laws Previously, a family member ( husband, wife, parent, child, brother, or sister to the offender) was exempt from prosecution for harboring or aiding a fugitive. Senate Bill 252 Removes the family member exemption from prosecution for actively aiding a fugitive. Only minors are now exempt from the statute. Actively aiding a fugitive is a Class 4 felony. A Class 4 felony can mean 1 to 3 years in prison and/or up to $25000 fine.
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