What is a felony arrest?

Answer A felony arrest is an arrest for a serious crime like rape, arson or murder. A traditional definition of a felony is a crime punishable by more than one year in prison or, in the case of capital of... Read More »

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Is evading arrest a felony?

Evading arrest is fleeing from a law enforcement officer who is trying to arrest you. Laws on evading arrest vary from state to state and depend on the circumstances. For example, in Tennessee, eva... Read More »

Is resisting arrest a felony in Wyoming?

According to Title 6, Chapter 5, Article 2 of the Wyoming Penal Code, resisting arrest is a misdemeanor. However, if a police officer is injured during the attempt to resist arrest, the crime becom... Read More »

Is a drug arrest a misdemeanor or a felony?

In most states, a drug arrest (for example, possession of cocaine or other controlled substance) is a felony, and can carry a state prison sentence of up to five years.Source:Gainesville Drug Posse... Read More »

Is resisting arrest a felony or misdemeanor?

According to the American Bar Association, resisting arrest remains a misdemeanor offense. A criminal who verbally threatens, physically attacks or struggles against his arresting officer may face ... Read More »