WVC 48 - 14 - 505
§48-14-505. Misdemeanor offense of escape from custody; penalty.
If a person is committed to jail under the provisions of
paragraph (B), subdivision (5), of section 14-502 and willfully
fails to return to the place of confinement within the time
prescribed, such person shall be considered to have escaped from
custody and shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by
imprisonment for not more than one year.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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