Aggravated Assault with a Motor Vehicle — Louisiana

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Aggravated Assault with a Motor Vehicle Upon a Peace Officer — La RS 14:37.6

A.  Aggravated assault with a motor vehicle upon a peace officer is an assault committed with a motor vehicle upon a peace officer acting in the course and scope of his duties.

B.  For the purposes of this Section:

(1)  “Motor vehicle” shall include any motor vehicle, aircraft, watercraft, or other means of conveyance.

(2)  “Peace officer” shall have the same meaning as defined in R.S. 40:2402.

C.  Whoever commits the crime of aggravated assault with a motor vehicle upon a peace officer shall be fined not more than five thousand dollars, imprisoned with or without hard labor for not less than one year nor more than ten years, or both.

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