MPJI-Cr 6:01 An accessory after the fact is a person who, with knowledge that a crime has been committed, assists the offender with the intent to hinder or prevent the offender’s arrest, prosecution, or trial. In order to convict the defendant, the State must prove:
(1) that the crime of (felony) has been committed;
(2) that the defendant knew that the crime of (felony) had been committed;
(3) that the defendant gave assistance to the person who committed the crime; and
(4) that the defendant did so with the intent to hinder or prevent that person’s arrest, prosecution, or trial.