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RESISTING ARREST

Resisting arrest can be a serious charge, requiring the services of an esteemed Denver criminal lawyer.

Depending upon the circumstances of the case, a person can be charged with resisting arrest if the individual prevents or attempts to prevent a peace officer, acting in his or her official authority, from arresting either the individual or another, through physical force, the threat of physical force, or another means which creates a substantial risk of bodily injury.

Resisting arrest is a class 2 misdemeanor.

If you or someone you know is being charged with resisting arrest, it is important that you talk to a Denver defense attorney immediately. Contact a trial tested, result oriented Denver defense lawyer at Newell & Decker today to discuss the case.