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Synonyms for resisting arrestre·sist·ing ar·rest

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  1. resisting arrestnoun

    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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  1. Mia Paz in jail:

    I had so much fear, I didn’t know how to manage it, and I lashed out. I ran from police until my first charge was for resisting arrest at age 15, i was arrested again at age 16. The police officer he sat on my back and he lashed my feet to my hands. What that policeman did, it felt not much different from what my uncle did. I could speak about the police, but I couldn't talk about my uncle, the fear was deep inside.

  2. Theresa Rucks:

    She shouldn’t have been in any kind of trouble. Now it turned out to be where she’s in McCracken because the assistant principal did not like what her shirt had read, they got her with resisting arrest for a shirt that was peaceful protesting.

  3. Donald Williams:

    I said,' officer, he's not resisting arrest, you have your knee on him and you have handcuffs on him, he's detained at this moment,'.

  4. Brian Encinia:

    When you pull away from me, you're resisting arrest.

  5. Theresa Rucks:

    They got her with resisting arrest for a shirt that was peaceful protesting.

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