ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA:

A misdemeanor charge for Assault under Va Law 18.2-57 resulted in a DISMISSAL at the first hearing.


§ 18.2-57. Assault and battery; penalty.

A. Any person who commits a simple assault or assault and battery is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor, and if the person intentionally selects the person against whom a simple assault is committed because of his race, religious conviction, color or national origin, the penalty upon conviction shall include a term of confinement of at least six months, 30 days of which shall be a mandatory minimum term of confinement.


Learn more about Virginia Laws, Penalties and Defenses for Assault and Battery Charges here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under VA Code 18.2-57

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