CHAPTER 38. OBSTRUCTING GOVERNMENTAL OPERATION
§ 38.03. RESISTING ARREST, SEARCH, OR TRANSPORTATION.
(a) A person commits an offense if he intentionally prevents
or obstructs a person he knows is a peace officer or a person acting
in a peace officer's presence and at his direction from effecting an
arrest, search, or transportation of the actor or another by using
force against the peace officer or another.
(b) It is no defense to prosecution under this section that
the arrest or search was unlawful.
(c) Except as provided in Subsection (d), an offense under
this section is a Class A misdemeanor.
(d) An offense under this section is a felony of the third
degree if the actor uses a deadly weapon to resist the arrest or