Offenses Against the State and Public Justice

ORS 162.385
Giving false information to a peace officer in connection with a citation or warrant


(1)

A person commits the crime of giving false information to a peace officer in connection with a citation or warrant if the person knowingly uses or gives a false or fictitious name, address or date of birth to any peace officer when:

(a)

The peace officer is issuing or serving the person a citation under authority of ORS 133.055 (Criminal citation) to 133.076 (Failure to appear on criminal citation) or ORS chapter 153; or

(b)

There is an outstanding warrant for the person’s arrest.

(2)

Giving false information to a peace officer in connection with a citation or warrant is a Class A misdemeanor. [1983 c.661 §11; 1999 c.1051 §70; 2003 c.777 §1; 2007 c.771 §1; 2017 c.99 §1]
Note: 162.385 (Giving false information to a peace officer in connection with a citation or warrant) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 133 by legislative action. It was not added to ORS chapter 162 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Notes of Decisions

Defendant must act with knowledge that police officer requested identification for purpose of issuing citation. State v. Jaha, 118 Or App 497, 848 P2d 622 (1993)

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Law Review Citations

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)


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