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What are typical penalities for resisting arrest?

I want to know cuz my sister was drunk and the cop was asking her questions cuz someone said her boyfriend hit her but she said it didn't happen and then they started screaming at each other and the cops tried to cuff them both to take them to the station but she started to have a tantrum and was being crazy and they charged her wit resisting arrest. Whats she lookin at?

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    David Harrison | Miller & Harrison, LLC
    2305 Broadway
    Boulder, CO 80304
    (303) 449-2830
    There really are no typical penalties, as the actual penalty depends on a persons prior criminal record, the facts of the offense, the county the case is in, etc. That being said, resisting arrest is a class 2 misdemeanor and carries a possible sentence of up to one year in jail and / or a $1,000 fine.
    Answer Applies to: Colorado - Replied: 4/30/2013
    Aaron Black | Aaron Black Law
    3219 E. Camelback Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (480) 729-1683
    If charged as a felony, it would be a class 6. If she has no prior felonies she would be probation eligible. Probation could be up to 3 years. However, a judge could sentence her up to 1 year in jail as a term of probation. Or the judge could sentence her anywhere from .33 - 2 years in prison.
    Answer Applies to: Arizona - Replied: 4/29/2013
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