Resisting Arrest, Defined:
Who ever shall resist, obstruct or oppose a law enforcement officer in the lawful execution of any legal duty, without violence, is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by up to 1 year in jail. If violence is alleged, the offense is elevated to a felony, punishable by up to 5 years in prison.
Often a catch-all offense charged when a confused or agitated suspect decides not to cooperate with law enforcement who have made them the subject of their attention.
For more than 25 years, Bradley M. Collins, P.A. has aggressively and successfully defended those facing Resisting Arrest charges.