assault and battery


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Assault The unlawful placing of an individual in apprehension of immediate bodily harm without his/her consent
Battery The unlawful touching of another individual without his consent

assault and battery,

n bodily injury; encompasses an offense in which one person intimidates another into believing personal injury is imminent.
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Christopher Siegwald, 32, of Weehawken, New Jersey, charged with assault and battery on a police officer; assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (car); speeding on Mass Pike; marked lanes violation; breakdown lane violation; driving without a license; held on $25,000 cash bail or $250,000 surety, continued to May 5.
Christopher John Kerr, 28, of 10 Millbury Terrace, Millbury, charged with assault and battery, continued to April 6.
Worcester, charged with assault and battery and resisting arrest, continued to Feb.
D'Araujo, 48, of Littleton, charged with assault and battery, continued to Nov.
Worcester, charged with armed robbery (gun) and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (beer bottle), continued to Oct.
Worcester, charged with assault and battery on family/household member, continued to Oct.
Shaughnessy, 40, of 3 Mason Court, Worcester, charged with assault and battery on a family/household member, continued to Sept.
Elsa Oliver is listed as the victim in one of the assault and battery indictments and one of the assault and battery with a dangerous weapon indictments.
charged with aggravated assault and battery, violation of an abuse prevention order, disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace, trespassing, and resisting arrest, continued to Aug.
Matthew Glover, 23, of 238 Berlin Road, Bolton, charged with assault and battery, breaking and entering with intent to commit a misdemeanor, wanton destruction of property under $250, and trespassing, continued to July 17 on $1,000 cash bail.
Worcester, charged with four counts of aggravated statutory rape of a child, two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14, two counts of indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or over, two counts of assault and battery, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (blunt object), continued to July 30 on $2,500 cash bail.
by officers Michael Frick and Jeffrey O'Toole and charged with domestic assault and battery, intimidation of a witness, assault and battery on a person over 60 and being a fugitive from justice.