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205.30 - Resisting Arrest. | Article 205 - (205.00 - 205.65) ESCAPE AND OTHER OFFENSES RELATING TO CUSTODY | Title L - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION | Part 3 - SPECIFIC OFFENSES | PEN - Penal | 2015 New York Laws

205.30 Resisting arrest.

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.




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