2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 9 - Offenses Affecting Administration of Justice.
97-9-73 - Resisting or obstructing arrest; fleeing or eluding law enforcement officer in motor vehicle.
§ 97-9-73. Resisting or obstructing arrest; fleeing or eluding law enforcement officer in motor vehicle.
It shall be unlawful for any person to obstruct or resist by force, or violence, or threats, or in any other manner, his lawful arrest or the lawful arrest of another person by any state, local or federal law enforcement officer, and any person or persons so doing shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment in the county jail not more than six (6) months, or both.
Sources: Codes, 1942, § 2292.5; Laws, 1960, ch. 261, § 1; Laws, 1993, ch. 547, § 4; Laws, 1994, ch. 592, § 5; Laws, 2003, ch. 536, § 1, eff from and after July 1, 2003.
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