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Sec. 9. (a) A person who, having been released from lawful detention on condition that the person appear at a specified time and place in connection with a charge of a crime, intentionally fails to appear at that time and place commits failure to appear, a Class A misdemeanor. However, the offense is a Level 6 felony if the charge was a felony charge.
(b) It is no defense that the accused person was not convicted of the crime with which the person was originally charged.
(c) This section does not apply to obligations to appear incident to release under suspended sentence or on probation or parole.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-44.1-2-9 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-35-criminal-law-and-procedure/in-code-sect-35-44-1-2-9/
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