assault charge

NYPD Brass Question Transit Cops over Spike in Subway Crimes

June 25, 2015

Crime is up in New York, and we’re told that nowhere has this been felt more than in the City’s subway system. If fact, subway crime is up close to 20% in the past month, compared to the same period last year. Statistics on the subject include subway robberies which are up by 65% over the past month, although they are up by only 10% this year. Assaults are also on the rise. Other recent […] Read On

Can a Criminal Attorney Help With an Assault Charge?

July 5, 2011

Assault charges are very common offenses, and frequently weighted more heavily than the situation calls for. New York criminal attorneys can help clients defend themselves against assault charges that may be incorrectly charged. Article 120 of the New York Penal Code defines how these charges are determined and their penalty designation. An assault charge can range from simply a violation up to a class E felony (felonies in New York are assigned in descending weight […] Read On

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