aggravated assault


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

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Jackson and Puchir deny religiously aggravated assault by beating.
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.
In this regard, a physician caretaker who provided inadequate pain management to an impaired adult, that in turn caused serious physical harm to that adult, could be held accountable under both the civil elder abuse laws and the criminal statutes of aggravated assault.
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.
Courts hold that each committed an aggravated assault while "otherwise using"(2) a dangerous weapon under the United States Federal Sentencing Guidelines ("Guidelines" or "USSG"), but because neither committed another felony during the assault, and neither victim was seriously injured, courts will treat each the same under the Guidelines.
Both adult and teenage rates of aggravated assault rose sharply during that period, primarily because police became more apt to make arrests in cases of domestic violence, he holds.
Although nearly half of the increase is due to more drug offenders entering prison, new commitments for property and violent crimes, as well as arrests for sexual assault, aggravated assault, and robbery, have continued to rise.
The graphic also highlights an upward trend in aggravated assault that does not grab the headlines like murder and robbery do, even though both these offenses show a decline.
Police said a 14-year-old boy from Birkenhead had been arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated assault.
Now, lead dust from vehicles using leaded gasoline has been linked to instances of aggravated assault two decades after exposure, says Tulane toxicologist Howard W.
The FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program defines aggravated assault as an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury.
Ayala, 19, of 23A Palmer Court, Clinton, aggravated assault and battery, defendant placed on pretrial probation until Nov.