Party liable for separate, lesser offenses following indirect (aid, abet, harbor, etc.) participation in the commission of a crime.
Someone who deliberately helps someone commit a crime by giving advice before the crime is committed or by helping to conceal evidence or the perpetrator. A person who helps after the crime is committed is called an accessory after the fact. An accessory is usually not physically present during the crime.
an individual who encourages another person to commit a crime, or someone who provides assistance before the crime (aiding) or after the crime (abetting)
a person who assists in or conceals a crime , but does not actually participate in the commission of the crime
Not the perpetrator of the crime but in some way involved without being present in the commission of the crime.
Someoning aiding or contributing to a crime.
an accessory is one who knows of, and assists in, the commission of a crime, but is not present when the crime is committed. In this an accessory is different from an accomplice. A person may be an accessory either before or after the fact; that is, before or after the crime is actually committed . A person cannot be an accessory unless a crime is eventually committed. 184.108.40.206 00:46, 13 October 2006 (UTC)
A person or thing that aids the principal agent.
Person who aids or contributes in commission of a crime, usually by convincing someone to commit a crime or by helping the suspect escape or hide evidence. Usually not present during the crime. Compare accomplice.
Someone who intentionally helps another person commit a felony by giving advice before the crime or helping to conceal the evidence or the perpetrator. An accessory is usually not physically present during the crime. For example, hiding a robber who is being sought by the police might make you an "accessory after the fact" to a robbery. Compare accomplice.
An accessory is a person who assists in the commission of a crime, but does not actually participate in the commission of the crime as a joint principal.