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Thank you for using JustAnswer!Can you please clarify: does the property owner know that the person is wanted by law enforcement and that a warrant is out?
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The property owner could be criminally charged with harboring a fugitive, aiding and abetting, and/or obstruction of justice.
Exactly what charges(s) would be filed (if any) depends upon the facts of the situation and the discretion of the prosecutor.
What level of crime would this be and what type of imprisonment could be involved?
The least serious offense would be obstruction of justice.
The other offenses are felonies.
The seriousness of the punishment can be just as severe as the punishment for the offense of the person with the warrant.
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