ATF Definition: Fugitives from Justice

Fugitives from Justice.  Any person who has fled from any State to avoid prosecution for a felony or a misdemeanor, or any person who leaves the State to avoid giving testimony in any criminal proceeding.  The term also includes any person who knows that misdemeanor or felony charges are pending against such person and who leaves the State of prosecution.

Excerpt taken from the ATF 5320.1 - ATF Form 1

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