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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Statutes updated from Official Statutes on: September 19, 2019
Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 843
OBSTRUCTING JUSTICE
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F.S. 843.18 Florida Statutes and Case Law
843.18 Boats; fleeing or attempting to elude a law enforcement officer.
(1) It is unlawful for the operator of any boat plying the waters of the state, having knowledge that she or he has been directed to stop such vessel by a duly authorized law enforcement officer, willfully to refuse or fail to stop in compliance with such directive or, having stopped in knowing compliance with such a directive, willfully to flee in an attempt to elude such officer. Any person violating this section is guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(2) Any violation of this section with respect to any vessel shall constitute such vessel as contraband which may be seized by a law enforcement agency and which shall be subject to forfeiture pursuant to ss. 932.701-932.704.
History.s. 1, ch. 80-160; s. 1, ch. 82-210; s. 29, ch. 87-243; s. 11, ch. 87-392; s. 1347, ch. 97-102.
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Amendments to 843.18


Arrestable Offenses / Crimes under Fla. Stat. 843.18
Level: Degree
Misdemeanor/Felony: First/Second/Third

843.18 - FLEE/ELUDE POLICE - IN BOAT - F: T


Civil Citations / Citable Offenses under S843.18
R or S next to points is Mandatory Revocation or Suspension

Current data shows no reason a civil citation or a suspension or revocation of license should have been issued under Florida Statute 843.18.


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