Penalties For Providing False Information Or False Identification To A Law Enforcement Officer In Okaloosa County

Providing false information or false identification to a Law Enforcement Officer is a first degree misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment up to 1 year and $1,000 in fines.

If there is a victim adversely affected by the false information, it is a third degree felony punishable by imprisonment up to 5 years.

In either case, the Court may also order court costs, fines, and require the payment of restitution.

If you or a family member has been charged with providing false information or false identification to a police officer in Ft Walton Beach, Destin or anywhere in Okaloosa County, FL., give me a call at (850) 362-6655 for a free consultation.