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Email: Chapter 48, Article 14, Section 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.