Assault & Battery Archives

19-year-old arrested for stabbing 2 people

A Pennsylvania man, 19, was taken into custody on Feb. 7 for an alleged attack against his girlfriend and her mother. He had reportedly fled the scene, but authorities say they found him near the apartment complex where his girlfriend was residing. He reportedly made suicidal comments to the police and faces several charges, including aggravated assault.

Man faces multiple charges in connection with robbery and assault

A 19-year-old man is facing several charges, including aggravated assault, in relation to an alleged robbery and assault that occurred in the area of Philadelphia known as Jeweler's Row. The incident took place at 2:45 a.m. on Nov. 17.

Bethesda Mall Suspect Held Without Bond

A man accused of stabbing two people at a Bethesda, Maryland, mall, is being held behind bars without bond. The suspect, age 24, was arrested after an apparent incident of road rage in a mall parking lot that resulted in assault and battery. This charge and the precipitating event are relevant in courts of law nationwide, including those in Montogomery County.

Montgomery County man facing assault charges

A 39-year-old Montgomery County man has been behind bars since Sept. 12 after being arrested for domestic assault. He is accused of punching his girlfriend and knocking her unconscious. A judge reviewed the case on Oct. 8 in Lansdale District Court and ordered the man to stand trial on charges of simple assault, disorderly conduct and harassment.

21-year-old man accused of attacking grandma

On July 16, a 21-year-old man appeared in a Pennsylvania court and was scheduled for trial after he allegedly attacked his grandmother in June. The 13 charges include aggravated assault stemming from three incidents when he supposedly threatened the life of his 70-year-old grandmother and hurt her. He was held with no bail.

Man faces charges for assault, DUI

A Pennsylvania man has been charged for allegedly causing a crash while intoxicated and then driving his car into a police cruiser. He faces a variety of charges, including aggravated assault. The initial accident happened at approximately 8:30 pm on July 10 on Sugar Maple Street in Paint Township. The 38-year-old driver of a Suzuki Vitara allegedly forced another driver off the road, causing that car to hit several mailboxes.

Man arrested for alleged domestic violence attack

Police arrested a 32-year-old man in Phoenixville for domestic violence when he was accused of biting her after a celebration on Feb. 24. The suspect faces charges of harassment, simple assault and disorderly conduct. Court information indicates that someone called in a report of a domestic dispute. When the police responded, the officer observed a woman trying to get out of a vehicle as a man held on to her to thwart her efforts. He reportedly asked the man to step away from her, but he did not comply and was subsequently taken into custody.

Haverford man pleads guilty to assault after shooting wife

A Haverford man pled guilty to aggravated assault, a domestic violence felony, that arose from an incident when he shot his wife in the shoulder. He faced four additional charges, although those were withdrawn according to the terms of the plea agreement. Law enforcement personnel investigated the incident when the defendant called 911 to report that he shot his spouse. Police were already on their way to the residence in response to a 911 hang-up. When a dispatcher called back, the woman claimed her husband shot her. When officers arrived on the scene, the defendant initially did not want to leave the residence. However, they convinced him to exit and took him into custody. A 9 mm handgun was found in the residence.

Man convicted of attempted murder wants prison sentence reduced

An Upper Providence, Pennsylvania, man who attacked his wife and teenage daughter with a knife has filed paperwork requesting that the courts review his prison sentence. The courts sentenced him to between 15 and 34 years in prison followed by 10 years of probation supervision for attempted murder and aggravated assault. The paperwork claims he does not pose a threat to others. The man's attorney also expressed their view that the man is not a danger to the community. He elaborated that the man does not have a prior criminal history and previously demonstrated solid morals. The lawyer also explained that the crime was out of character for the normally responsible citizen and that the injuries the victim received were not life-threatening. The attorney opined that the sentence was overly punitive.

Norristown man faces sexual assault, robbery, kidnapping charges

A 27-year old Norristown man made his first appearance in court earlier this month for allegedly robbing, sexually assaulting and attacking another man on May 31. The defendant was restrained with shackles and chains around his ankles during his appearance in District Court.

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