Assault and Battery, Intimidation of a Witness, FELONY CHARGE NOT GUILTY

June 2nd 2009
Assault and Battery
Intimidation of a Witness
Client had been charged with Assault and Battery (misdemeanor) and a felony charge of Intimidation of a Witness. According to police and the testimony of client's girlfriend, client waited outside until his girlfriend came to the door. When opened, he pushed her and threw her into a table and a fight ensued. The complainant had injuries and was taken away in an ambulance and seen at the emergency room. During the fight, the District Attorney placed several witnesses on the stand that supported her allegation that client attempted to impede her attempt to call police. After trial, the jury found the defendant guilty of Assault and Battery and Not Guilty of the felony charge.