Chapter 9.11
ANTICIPATORY OFFENSES

Sections:

9.11.010    Criminal Attempt.

9.11.020    Criminal Solicitation.

9.11.010 Criminal Attempt.

A.    A person is guilty of an attempt to commit crime if, with intent to commit a specific crime, he does any act which is a substantial step toward the commission of that crime.

B.    If the conduct in which a person engages otherwise constitutes an attempt to commit a crime, it is no defense to a prosecution of such attempt that the crime charged to have been attempted was, under the attendant circumstances, factually or legally impossible of commission.

C.    An attempt to commit a crime is a misdemeanor.

(Ord. 84-172 § 1 (part), 1984; prior Code 9.28.020)

9.11.020 Criminal Solicitation.

A.    A person is guilty of criminal solicitation when, with intent to promote or facilitate the commission of a crime, he offers to give or gives money or other thing of value to another to engage in specific conduct which would constitute such crime or which would establish complicity of such other person in its commission or attempted commission had such crime been attempted or committed.

B.    Criminal solicitation shall be punished as a misdemeanor.

(Ord. 84-172 § 1 (part), 1984; prior Code § 9.28.030)