MADISON RESISTING OR OBSTRUCTING LAWYER
When someone runs from the police, lies to police, or interferes
with an investigation, they are likely to get charged with
obstruction of justice/ resisting arrest. The elements
that must be proven by the prosection are that the person
knowinginly resists or obstructs an officer while the officer is
doing an act in official capacity and with lawful authority.
If proven, the crime will result in convction of a
misdemeanor (unless charged or amended to a civil ordinance
Obstructing generally means knowingly giving false information
to the officer or knowingly placing physical evidence with
intent to mislead the officer in the performance of his or her
duty including the service of any summons or civil process.