Resisting an Officer

In North Carolina Resisting, Delaying, or Obstructing an Officer is governed by N.C.G.S. 14-223. If any person shall willfully and unlawfully resist, delay, or obstruct a public officer in discharging or attempting to discharge his/her duty, it is a Class 2 Misdemeanor. As a result,  a Class 2 Misdemeanor carries up to 60 days in jail.

For much more detailed information on this subject read our blog about resisting arrest.

If you have been charged with resisting an officer in North Carolina, it is in your best interest to hire a criminal defense attorney right away.  A Criminal defense attorney will be able to inform you what your defenses are. An attorney can also inform you of what possible criminal consequences you face if convicted. So if you are in need of an attorney  contact us.