New Orleans Criminal Defense
Aggravated Assault — La R.S. 14:37
Aggravated assault is an assault committed with a dangerous weapon.
Whoever commits an aggravated assault shall be fined not more than $1000 or imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or both.
If the offense is committed upon a store’s or merchant’s employee while the offender is engaged in the perpetration or attempted perpetration of theft of goods, the offender shall be imprisoned for not less than 120 days to 6 months without benefit of suspension of sentence and may be fined not more than one $2000.
Aggravated Assault is a Crime of Violence under La Revised Statutes.
SEE Simple Assault