Sun. Jun 16th, 2024

(a) A person commits the offense of embracery when he: (1) With intent to influence a person summoned or serving as a juror, communicates with him otherwise than is authorized by law in an attempt to influence his action as a juror; or (2) Summoned as a juror, accepts anything of value offered to him with the understanding that it is given with the intent of influencing his action as a juror.

(b) A person convicted of the offense of embracery shall be punished by a fine of not more than $1,000.00 or by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than five years, or both.