I was arrested for Resisting Arrest, What does that mean?
I was arrested for Resisting a Public Officer….. What does that mean? N.C.G.S. § 14-223 Resist, Delay, or Obstructing (ROD) an Officer in the performance of their duties is a Misdemeanor charge that police officers use whenever they are hindered in doing their job. It is a very general charge that can cover a wide range of behavior. Anything from lying to an officer about your name to physically resisting arrest can be charged under this statute. A common place to receive a charge like this is in downtown Wilmington [...]