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What is Resisting Arrest in Arizona A.R.S. 13-2508?

A person commits resisting arrest by intentionally preventing or attempting to prevent a person reasonably known to him to be a peace officer, acting under color of such peace officer's official authority, from effecting an arrest by:

Using or threatening to use physical force against the peace officer or another; or

Using any other means creating a substantial risk of causing physical injury to the peace officer or another.

Penalties for resisting arrest in Arizona A.R.S. 13-2508

Resisting arrest is a class 6 felony.

An aggressive and experienced criminal defense lawyer knows that this crime of resisting arrest is often charged by the subjective opinion of the law enforcement officer.

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