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OREGON PROVIDING FALSE INFORMATION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT

   ORS 162.375 Initiating a false report. (1) A person commits the crime of initiating a false report if the person knowingly initiates a false alarm or report which is transmitted to a fire department, law enforcement agency or other organization that deals with emergencies involving danger to life or property.

   (2) Initiating a false report is a Class C misdemeanor. [1971 c.743 §212]

   ORS 162.385 Giving false information to peace officer for a citation or arrest on a warrant. [Known as FFI] (1) A person commits the crime of giving false information to a peace officer for issuance or service of a citation or for an arrest on a warrant if the person knowingly uses or gives a false or fictitious name, address or date of birth to any peace officer for the purpose of:

   (a) The officer’s issuing or serving the person a citation under authority of ORS 133.055 to 133.076 or ORS chapter 153; or

   (b) The officer’s arresting the person on a warrant.

   (2) A person who violates this section commits a Class A misdemeanor. [1983 c.661 §11; 1999 c.1051 §70; 2003 c.777 §1; 2007 c.771 §1]

   ORS 807.620 Giving false information to police officer; penalty. [Known as FFI] (1) A person commits the offense of giving false information to a police officer if the person knowingly uses or gives a false or fictitious name, address or date of birth to any police officer who is enforcing motor vehicle laws.

   (2) The offense described in this section, giving false information to a police officer, is a Class A misdemeanor. [1983 c.338 §343; 1985 c.16 §160; 1985 c.597 §22]


David N Lesh
Oregon Defense Lawyer
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503.546.2928
434 NW 19th Avenue
Portland, OR  97209


TIP:  The false information statutes are similar but ORS 807.620 applies when someone is pulled over for a traffic offense.

 

David Lesh Mini Biography

Oregon attorney since 1990;

Former prosecutor (5 years);

Former lawyer to the Portland Police Bureau (3+ years);

Sought after criminal defense attorney (11+ years).