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Category Archives: Assault And Battery

Assault

Sterling Man Charged for Assaulting Taxi Driver in Virginia

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The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man from Sterling, Virginia, for assault and battery and other crimes after he drunkenly accosted a taxi driver, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. This incident occurred on Labor Day in Sterling at approximately 2 a.m. In the 200 block of North Alder Avenue, the… Read More »

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Virginia Man Convicted of Disorderly Conduct for Flamethrower Incident

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A Virginia man was convicted of disorderly conduct for discharging a flamethrower during a public rally, reported WTOP. Last week, this man received a 20-day prison sentence for his offense. On August 12th of last year, the Virginia man brought an improvised flamethrower to a protest rally in Charlottesville. The man sprayed flames at… Read More »

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Virginia Drunk Driver Gropes Police Officer

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A 35-year-old Virginia man was arrested for DUI and felony assault after allegedly grabbing a police officer’s genitals, reported the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Police officers initiated a traffic stop after noticing that the Virginia man had a defective light on his license plate. During the traffic stop, the officers detected that the man was under… Read More »

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Victims Mounting After Virginia Man Commits Indecent Exposure, Assault & Battery

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After arresting a Virginia man on charges of indecent exposure and assault and battery, Arlington police have discovered at least one other victim and are searching for more, according to an article by WUSA. The man allegedly made unwanted physical contact with at least two women. In addition to groping victims, the man also… Read More »

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Virginia Man Convicted of Assault & Battery

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After an altercation with a friend’s teenage stepdaughter, a Lynchburg resident was convicted of assault and battery, according to an article by The News & Advance. In May 2016, Oscar Orlando Floyd Jr. was at the home of a friend. Floyd attempted to touch and kiss his friend’s 13-year-old stepdaughter and made “sexually provocative”… Read More »

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Malicious Wounding

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In November of 2016, a 35-year-old McLean, Virginia man was arrested for attacking and biting the face of a 31-year-old man, as reported by the Washington Post. The defendant faces charges of malicious wounding after confronting and attacking the other man in a parking lot. The victim’s face was significantly wounded, according to police…. Read More »

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Sex Crimes in Virginia

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Being convicted of a sex crime comes with serious and often lifelong consequences. There are many different kinds of sex crimes in Virginia and it is important to have a general understanding of some of the most common so you do not unintentionally break the law. If you are charged with a sex crime,… Read More »

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Jury Exonerates Loudoun County Sheriff’s Deputy

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On November 16, 2016, a jury in Loudoun County, Virginia exonerated John Wayne Gregory of all wrongdoing, returning a verdict of not guilty on the charge of assault and battery. In August 2015, Loudoun County Sheriff Deputy Gregory was charged following an incident with Lyle Grenoble, a man he arrested for public intoxication. After… Read More »

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Domestic Violence and Assault and Battery Defenses in Virginia

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Just because you are charged with domestic violence or assault and battery in Virginia does not necessarily mean that you will be convicted of those charges. The criminal justice system in the United States is set up so that people are innocent until proven guilty, and being charged with a crime does not mean… Read More »

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Virginia Simple Assault and Battery Laws

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Like in every other state, assault and battery are crimes in Virginia. In order to understand the crime of assault and battery, the terms first need to be defined. In the Virginia code the terms that are used are “assault” and “assault and battery.” Assault means that someone acted in an overt way that… Read More »

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