Aggravated Assault — Louisiana

  What is Aggravated Assault in Louisiana?   Aggravated Assault -- La R.S. 14:37 Aggravated assault is an assault committed with a dangerous weapon.  Of course, this includes assault with a weapon, such as a knife.  However, Louisiana Law states that any object that could be used to inflict serious harm on another person is considered a dangerous weapon.  This best example of this is a wine bottle.   What is the penalty for aggravated assault? Whoever commits an aggravated assault shall be fined not more than $1000 or imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or both.    If [...]

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