Resisting arrest is also commonly referred to as “Resisting & Obstructing”. Sometimes, if a law enforcement officer does not identify herself, or is in plain clothes, it may be difficult to tell that an individual is subject to an arrest. The person may think they are actually being victimized and the natural reaction is to fight back. Having an experienced Detroit resisting arrest defense lawyer can go a long way to help you provide a solid defense.
At The Draper Law Firm we know video evidence can result in the complete dismissal of these types of charges. One of the key elements of this crime is whether the individual knows that he is being arrested and not simply assaulted. These are felony charges and require aggressive defense counsel.