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what is the sentence for aiding or abetting in connecticut

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what is the sentence for aiding or abetting in connecticut
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What is the crime you are alleged to have aided or abetted?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
aided. not there when the crime occured. sitting outside in the car
What was the crime?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
sally robbed a convience store. i don't know if she had a weapon or not
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

do you want any more details?

 

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
do you want any more information?
I need to ask what exactly she is charged with.

Robbery armed robbery burglary theft?

Do you know what code sections she was charged under?

Exposure of an aider or abetter to punishment depends n what the other person did:

Sec. 53a-8. Criminal liability for acts of another. (a) A person, acting with the mental state required for commission of an offense, who solicits, requests, commands, importunes or intentionally aids another person to engage in conduct which constitutes an offense shall be criminally liable for such conduct and may be prosecuted and punished as if he were the principal offender.


Edited by N Cal Attorney on 5/2/2010 at 7:53 PM EST
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

i guess this is a good enough answer because i don't know if she was charged with anything or got away clean. i also don't know if it was armed robbery either. i don't know the code sections. and i definitly did not influence her to do it. it was all her idea and i wasn't a lookout or an influence over her.

thank you for your feedback

 

Sec. 53a-8. Criminal liability for acts of another. (a) A person, acting with the mental state required for commission of an offense, who solicits, requests, commands, importunes or intentionally aids another person to engage in conduct which constitutes an offense shall be criminally liable for such conduct and may be prosecuted and punished as if he were the principal offender.

So if the person were to be charged you could also be charged as a principal, but I believe you have a good defense based on the fact that you had no idea what was happening until after it happened.
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