Resisting arrest 205.30 a person is guilty of resisting arrest when he intentionally prevents or attempts to prevent a police officer or peace officer from effecting an authorized arrest of himself or another person resisting arrest is a class a misdemeanor.

An individual is charged with resisting arrest as a result of not cooperating when the police are attempting to arrest an individual for committing a crime. In Suffolk County if you are charged with this crime either you do community service for the charges to be reduced to a violation if this is your first time getting trouble. If the individual has a prior record then the individual can be put on probation or will do jail time if the individual is in fact guilty. There are various conditions than one would be charged with resisting arrest and there are numerous outcomes that can result from someone being charged with this type of crime every situation is different. At the law office of Shawn Kassman we have dealt with many cases involving resisting arrest and have had very successful outcomes with such representation of defendants being charged with this type of crime.

We strongly recommend you contact criminal defense lawyer Shawn Kassman or a member of our legal team by calling 631-232-9479 (toll-free 888-545-2944) or fill out our online intake form. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and represent clients located in Central Islip (main office location), Holtsville (office location), Bayshore, Brentwood, Oakdale, Sayville, Port Jefferson and Riverhead and both Suffolk and Nassau counties.