aggravated assault

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a reckless attack with intent to injure seriously (as with a deadly weapon)

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The offense of aggravated assault declined in both volume and rate per 100,000 persons in all four regions when comparing 2003 to 2002 estimates.
The biggest drop came in aggravated assaults - which usually are domestic violence - but other crime categories may drop in coming months after the arrest this spring of two serial robbery suspects and the breakup of a burglary ring, the top Palmdale sheriff's official said.
There were correlating spikes in the rates of aggravated assault approximately two decades later, after the exposed children grew up.
See Expanded Homicide Data Table 7, Robbery Table 3, and the Aggravated Assault Table.
Fitchburg, was sentenced to 6 to 8 years' imprisonment with 2 years of probation to follow on aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (pool stick) and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (pool stick) charges.
According to the study's authors, if the graduation rate rose by 10 percentage points, 214 murders and 7,200 aggravated assaults could be prevented in Los Angeles County each year.
He was also charged with aggravated assault, or "exposing others to danger".
Conner, 38, is charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, kidnapping, aggravated assault on an unborn child and related offences in Armstrong County, USA.
These states have 27 percent lower average violent crime rates than non-RTC states--including 32 percent lower murder rates, 45 percent lower robbery rates, and 20 percent lower aggravated assault rates.
Second, states may also define elder abuse as the willful physical abuse or gross neglect of an "impaired adult" with resulting serious mental or physical harm that may be punishable as an aggravated assault.
During 1999 to 2000, 20 percent of all public schools experienced one or more serious violent crimes such as rape, sexual assault, robbery and aggravated assault.
Price, 19, has been expelled from Morehouse and was indicted for aggravated assault and battery, with a hate-crime enhancement that could add up to five years to his sentence if he is convicted.
The man, from Scotland, will appear before Sunderland magistrates today charged with murder, violent disorder and racially aggravated assault.
Arrests of girls have jumped dramatically, especially for (a) murder (b) larceny (c) manslaughter (d) aggravated assault.
Davis stood accused of second-degree aggravated assault and could have been imprisoned for ten years if convicted.