Maine Revised Statutes

§517. Creating police standoff

1. Creating police standoff.   A person is guilty of creating a police standoff if that person:
A. Is in fact barricaded as a result of the person's own actions; [2017, c. 86, §1 (NEW).]
B. Is or claims to be armed with a dangerous weapon; [2017, c. 86, §1 (NEW).]
C. Is instructed by a law enforcement officer or law enforcement agency, either personally, electronically or in writing, to leave the barricaded location; and [2017, c. 86, §1 (NEW).]
D. Fails in fact to leave the barricaded location within 1/2 hour of receiving the instruction as described in paragraph C from a law enforcement officer or law enforcement agency. [2017, c. 86, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2017, c. 86, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Class E crime.   Creating a police standoff is a Class E crime.
[ 2017, c. 86, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2017, c. 86, §1 (NEW).