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Stephens v. State
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On the night of the crime, Defendant was at his ex-wife’s house with Van Buren. Defendant agreed to let Van Buren stay with him. Van Buren informed Defendant that he had just burglarized a building earlier. Defendant told him he did not want to hear about it and that was the end of it. Defendant, in exchange for letting Van Buren stay with him, received $100.00. Defendant was convicted of being an accessory after the fact. State contends that by letting Van Buren stay with him, Defendant was concealing Van Buren.
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