Monthly Archives: November 2009

Resisting Arrest – Orange County Defense Attorney

Resisting Arrest – Penal Code section 148(a)(1) The crime of “resisting arrest” is covered in Penal Code section 148(a).  It is a misdemeanor to willfully and unlawfully “resist, obstruct or delay” an officer in the performance or attempted performance of their duties.  If convicted, the maximum possible sentence is up to one year in county […]