Kidnapping Attorney In New Orleans

Kidnapping Attorney In New Orleans 2019-10-15T11:45:16+00:00

Aggravated Kidnapping

Aggravated kidnapping is the doing of any of the following acts with the intent thereby to force the victim, or some other person, to give up anything of apparent present or prospective value, or to grant any advantage or immunity, in order to secure a release of the person under the offender’s actual or apparent control:

1) The forcible seizing and carrying of any person from one place to another or
2) The enticing or persuading of any person to go from one place to another or
3) The imprisoning or forcible secreting of any person

Whoever commits the crime of aggravated kidnapping shall be punished by life imprisonment at hard labor without the benefit of parole, probation or suspension of sentence.

Second Degree Kidnapping

Second degree kidnapping is the doing of any of the acts listed in Subsection B wherein the victim is:

1) Used as a shield or hostage;
2) Used to facilitate the commission of a felony or the flight after an attempt to commit or the commission of a felony;
3) Physically injured or sexually abused;
4) Imprisoned or kidnapped for seventy-two or more hours, except as provided in R.S. 14:45(A)(4) or (5); or
5) Imprisoned or kidnapped when the offender is armed with a dangerous weapon or leads the victim to reasonably believe he is armed
with a dangerous weapon

B. For purpose of this Section, kidnapping is:

1) The forcible seizing and carrying of any person from one place to another or
2) The enticing or persuading of any person to go from one place to another or
3) The imprisoning or forcible secreting of any person

Whoever commits the crime of second-degree kidnapping shall be imprisoned at hard labor for not less than five nor more than forty years. At least two years of the sentence imposed shall be without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.

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