Resisting Arrest – Dismissed- No Probation
Our client was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting and obstructing a police officer in the City of Livonia. He was facing fines and serious jail time.
If you have been accused of a crime, call Michigan criminal lawyer, Aaron J. Boria today (734) 453-7806
hE made the right choice and hired criminal lawyer, Aaron J. Boria and the resisting obstructing charge was OUT RIGHT dismissed. He plead to possession of drug paraphernalia, paid fines and costs, and was done – No jail, and no probation.
If you are facing criminal charges in Livonia or for resisting and obstructing the police call criminal defense lawyer, Aaron J. Boria today (734) 453-7806.
Resisting and Obstructing a Police Officer
Usually, Resisting and Obstructing a Police Officer is charged as a felony; however, in certain cities there is an ordinance that allows them to charge it as a misdemeanor, with a maximum penalty of 93 days in jail.
In Livonia there is a good chance you would be charged with the misdemeanor unless there is an injury to the officer. We see felonies charged more frequently for less severe actions in Oakland County and Washtenaw County, than in Wayne.
This is an incredibly serious offense; if you are charged with the felony you could face up to two years in prison for the lowest degree.
In many cases, police and prosecution will over charge a case with this offense because the person accused of a crime swore at an officer or flinched when being grabbed by a police officer.
This charge is often used as well when an arrest was made on very weak facts.
Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer
Aaron J. Boria is your premiere Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer. We promise to fight for your rights! Call us today for a free consultation at (734) 453-7806.
At our firm, we believe in personal rights. We believe police should protect its citizens and not simply look to make arrests.
There are defenses to these charges. Juries are smart, and they can tell when police are lying and the prosecution is over charging.
If you have been charged with Resisting and Obstructing a Police Officer or any other crime call us to fight for you!