§61-5-14. Refusal of person to aid officer; penalty.
If any person shall, on being required by any sheriff or other
officer, refuse or neglect to assist him in the execution of his
office in a criminal case, or in the preservation of the peace, or
the apprehending or securing of any person for a breach of the
peace, or in any case of escape or rescue, he shall be guilty of a
misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, shall be confined in jail not
more than six months and be fined not exceeding one hundred
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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