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Sufficient evidence supports escape by force conviction (access required)

Where police arrested appellant on a capias that was issued for criminal contempt, this was sufficient to establish that appellant had been charged with a criminal offense when he was arrested. As a result, his conviction for escaping a police officer with force is affirmed, along with convictions for disarming a police officer, attempted disarming ...