Criminal Defense Topics
Obstructing a 911 Call - O.C.G.A. 16-10-24.3
Per Georgia Code O.C.G.A. 16-10-24.3, it is illegal to verbally or physically obstruct, hinder, prevent, stop, or interfere with making a 911 phone call.
Any person who verbally or physically obstructs, prevents, or hinders another person with intent to cause or allow physical harm or injury to another person from making or completing a 9-1-1 telephone call or a call to any law enforcement agency to request police protection or to report the commission of a crime is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not to exceed $1,000.00 or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months, or both.
If you have been charged with obstructing a 911 call you should contact an attorney as soon as possible. Our law firm can take prompt action to represent you with a vigorous defense against criminal charges. We invite you to call 770-956-1400 or contact us online and request a consultation.