Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-42-3-3




Sec. 3 . (a) A person who knowingly or intentionally confines another person without the other person's consent commits criminal confinement.  Except as provided in subsection (b), the offense of criminal confinement is a Level 6 felony.

(b) The offense of criminal confinement defined in subsection (a) is:

(1) a Level 5 felony if:

(A) the person confined is less than fourteen (14) years of age and is not the confining person's child;

(B) it is committed by using a vehicle;  or

(C) it results in bodily injury to a person other than the confining person;  

(2) a Level 3 felony if it:

(A) is committed while armed with a deadly weapon;

(B) results in serious bodily injury to a person other than the confining person;  or

(C) is committed on an aircraft;  and

(3) a Level 2 felony if it is committed:

(A) with intent to obtain ransom;

(B) while hijacking a vehicle;

(C) with intent to obtain the release, or intent to aid in the escape, of any person from lawful incarceration;  or

(D) with intent to use the person confined as a shield or hostage.





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