[Rev. 1/16/2013 11:14:01 AM--2012R2]
NRS 195.010 Classification of parties to crimes.
NRS 195.020 Principals.
NRS 195.030 Accessories.
NRS 195.040 Trial and punishment of accessories.
1. Principals; and
[1911 C&P § 8; RL § 6273; NCL § 9957]
NRS 195.020 Principals. Every person concerned in the commission of a felony, gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor, whether the person directly commits the act constituting the offense, or aids or abets in its commission, and whether present or absent; and every person who, directly or indirectly, counsels, encourages, hires, commands, induces or otherwise procures another to commit a felony, gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor is a principal, and shall be proceeded against and punished as such. The fact that the person aided, abetted, counseled, encouraged, hired, commanded, induced or procured, could not or did not entertain a criminal intent shall not be a defense to any person aiding, abetting, counseling, encouraging, hiring, commanding, inducing or procuring him or her.
[1911 C&P § 9; RL § 6274; NCL § 9958]
1. After the commission of a felony harbors, conceals or aids such offender with intent that the offender may avoid or escape from arrest, trial, conviction or punishment, having knowledge that such offender has committed a felony or is liable to arrest, is an accessory to the felony.
2. After the commission of a gross misdemeanor harbors, conceals or aids such offender with intent that the offender may avoid or escape from arrest, trial, conviction or punishment, having knowledge that such offender has committed a gross misdemeanor or is liable to arrest, is an accessory to the gross misdemeanor.
[1911 C&P § 10; RL § 6275; NCL § 9959]—(NRS A 1959, 294)
1. An accessory to a felony may be indicted, tried and convicted either in the county where he or she became an accessory, or where the principal felony was committed, whether the principal offender has or has not been convicted, or is or is not amenable to justice, or has been pardoned or otherwise discharged after conviction. Except where a different punishment is specially provided by law, the accessory is guilty of a category C felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.
2. An accessory to a gross misdemeanor may be indicted, tried and convicted in the manner provided for an accessory to a felony and, except where a different punishment is specially provided by law, shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than 30 days nor more than 6 months, or by a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $500, or by both fine and imprisonment.
[1911 C&P § 11; RL § 6276; NCL § 9960]—(NRS A 1959, 294; 1995, 1169)