When the officer behind you turned on his signal lights, you knew you were in trouble. So you decided to ignore the signal and try to get away. The officer caught you anyway, and now you have a fleeing and eluding charge on top of other offenses.
What is fleeing and eluding? What can you do?
Under 625 ILCS 5/11-204, you commit fleeing and eluding if an officer has signaled you to stop, you willfully fail to obey, increase you speed, extinguish your lights or otherwise flee or attempt to elude the officer. The officer must be in uniform,
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