§ 615.07  Obstructing Justice
   (a)   No person, with purpose to hinder the discovery, apprehension, prosecution, conviction or punishment of another for a misdemeanor offense, or to assist another to benefit from the commission of a misdemeanor offense, shall do any of the following:
      (1)   Harbor or conceal such other person;
      (2)   Provide such other person with money, transportation, a weapon, a disguise or other means of avoiding discovery or apprehension;
      (3)   Warn such other person of impending discovery or apprehension;
      (4)   Destroy or conceal physical evidence of the crime, or induce any person to withhold testimony or information or to elude legal process summoning him or her to testify or supply evidence;
      (5)   Communicate false information to any person;
      (6)   Prevent or obstruct any person by means of force intimidating, or deception, from performing any act to aid in the discovery, apprehension, or prosecution of the other person.
   (b)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of obstructing justice, a misdemeanor of the first degree.
(RC 2921.32; Ord. No. 1631-05. Passed 3-20-06, eff. 3-24-06)