resisting arrest

  1. physical efforts to oppose a lawful arrest; the resistance is classified as assault and battery upon the person of the police officer attempting to make the arrest
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How To Use resisting arrest In A Sentence

  • He tried to run away from the police and was charged with resisting arrest.
  • Afterwards, I found myself charged with Trespassing, Resisting Arrest and Public Disturbance, and have been rocket docketed for the morning of November 4th. "Jon Taylor & Free Speech in Virginia's 7th"
  • He was killed by a shotgun blast while supposedly resisting arrest.
  • He was charged with resisting arrest.
  • Toplis was eventually cornered by police, I believe in Cumberland, and the murderer was shot dead whilst resisting arrest.
  • He was charged with violent behaviour and resisting arrest.
  • Twenty of the protesters were also cited for resisting arrest.
  • The rest of the known conspirators were hunted down or died while resisting arrest.
  • Wilkes had stabbed Christie while resisting arrest, for which he was indicted, tried, convicted, and sentenced to hang.
  • The actual charge was “resisting arrest without violence,” perhaps the most abusable statute on record. Coyote Blog » 2009 » December
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