2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 15 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Chapter 199 Crimes Against Public Justice
NRS 199.280 Resisting public officer.

NRS 199.280 Resisting public officer. A person who, in any case or under any circumstances not otherwise specially provided for, willfully resists, delays or obstructs a public officer in discharging or attempting to discharge any legal duty of his or her office shall be punished:

1. Where a firearm is used in the course of such resistance, obstruction or delay, or the person intentionally removes, takes or attempts to remove or take a firearm from the person of, or the immediate presence of, the public officer in the course of such resistance, obstruction or delay, for a category C felony as provided in NRS 193.130.

2. Where a dangerous weapon, other than a firearm, is used in the course of such resistance, obstruction or delay, or the person intentionally removes, takes or attempts to remove or take a weapon, other than a firearm, from the person of, or the immediate presence of, the public officer in the course of such resistance, obstruction or delay, for a category D felony as provided in NRS 193.130.

3. Where no dangerous weapon is used in the course of such resistance, obstruction or delay, for a misdemeanor.

[1911 C&P 97; RL 6362; NCL 10046]-(NRS A 1967, 466; 1979, 1422; 1995, 1176; 2009, 163)



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