Sandusky child sex abuse begins trial this week

The child sex abuse case for Joe Sandusky began this week in Pennsylvania. The former Penn State assistant coach arrived at the courthouse with his defense attorney on Monday morning.

The high-profile sex scandal caused Joe Paterno, a legend at Penn State, to also lose his job. Sandusky is charged with 52 criminal counts of sexual abuse for allegedly abusing 10 boys over a 15 year time span. Many of these alleged victims are going to testify in the trial.

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Deion Sanders also cited for assault after domestic disturbance call

Deion Sanders has now been cited for assault after a domestic disturbance call was made to police from his home on Monday and resulted in the arrest of his estranged-wife, Pilar.

According to police, the 44-year-old former Dallas Cowboy player called police claiming that he was “jumped” by Pilar and another 38-year-old woman.

Pilar was arrested and taken into custody where she was charged with suspicion of assault and family violence, a misdemeanor. After police reviewed the case, Deion and the other 38-year-old woman were also charged with Class C simple assault.

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Woman arrested for allegedly burning friend with macaroni grease

A woman in Austin has been arrested for allegedly burning her friend with macaroni grease and throwing a frying pan at her.

According to police, a domestic violence call was made claiming an assault incident had just occurred. Allegedly, a woman had gotten mad at her friend when she told her to give her child medication.

The woman then allegedly hit the woman and threw the food and grease at her. The woman also allegedly bit the friend when she was trying to restrain her. The 24-year-old woman was charged with third-degree assault and injury.

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Man arrested for attack on woman, claims he is a vampire

A 19-year-old man was arrested and is currently in jail after he attacked a woman over the weekend. The man claimed that he was “feeding” on the woman because he was a 500-year-old vampire.

When police arrived at the scene, the man claimed that he needed to “feed” and begged the officers to restrain him so that he would not kill them. The man has been charged with burglary and intent to commit assault after he got into a woman’s apartment that he did not know.

He then began to bite and hit the woman and dragged her from her apartment. Once out of the apartment, the woman was able to break free. Officers have said that the man was not under the influence of any drugs and that he honestly believed that he was a vampire.

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Longhorn player suspended after assault arrest

A University of Texas Longhorn football player was arrested for a Class A misdemeanor assault with bodily injury charge on Monday.

Christian Scott, a safety for the football team, was suspended as a result of the arrest. Police were called the 300 block of East Yager Lane at 1 p.m. on Monday and Scott was arrested and taken to Travis County Jail.

Head Coach Mack Brown announced that the decision to suspend Scott was made after talking to his family and athletic officials. After the legal process is complete, a decision will be made about Scott according to what is best for him and the university. Scott started in 10 games last season.

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Ex-Longhorn arrested on assault charges over weekend

A former Longhorn football player and current running back for the Cincinnati Bengals was arrested on Sunday morning after a fight with his former roommate.

The 28-year-old Cedric Benson was arrested after a call was made to police at 5 a.m. claiming that Benson was in a fight on West Fifth Street. According to reports, Benson allegedly walked up to his former roommate and said that they needed to talk about  living situations.

An argument broke out and Benson allegedly punched the man in the face multiple times causing severe injuries. Benson was charged with a Class A misdemeanor charge of assault causing a bodily injury. This crime is punishable of up to one year in prison and a $4,000 fine.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a serious crime such as assault, these charges can change your life. Contact the Dallas assault defense lawyers of the law office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007.

Man arrested after allegedly beating a bus driver

A man has recently been arrested after allegedly beating a Capital Metro bus driver on June 10.

The incident occurred as the bus stopped at the Techni Center Drive in East Austin and the man was the only person on the bus. He then attempted to rob the bus driver and beat him.

The driver suffered injuries to his face, but has since been released from the hospital. The 31-year-old suspect was charged with aggravated robbery by assault and was in the Travis County Jail on $100,000 bail.

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Three police officers injured after alleged assault case

A suspect has come forward after a shooting incident that left three officers injured after being hit by bullet fragments.

The incident  occurred as the police officers were called to an apartment complex after it was reported that someone was shot. The suspect was helping a wounded victim back into an apartment.

Police then announced that they would be entering the apartment when the suspect shot at them. The bullets struck the walls and the officers were struck by fragments. The suspect surrendered himself and is now being held on three charges of assault against a public servant.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a serious crime, this event could change your life. Contact the Dallas assault lawyers of the Law Office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007.

Port Arthur man indicted for assault

A Port Arthur man has been indicted on assault charges after he allegedly struck his son in the face.

According to documents, the 46-year-old man was arrested after his son was allegedly struck multiple times because he refused to fix a computer.

This is a third-degree felony and if convicted the man could face anywhere between two and 10 years in prison and fines up to $10,000. Two other Port Arthur men were also indicted on assault charges.

If you or a loved one has been charged with serious crime such as assault or battery, these charges can change your life and your representation and it is very important to have experienced representation on your side. Contact the Dallas assault lawyers of the law office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007.

Two charged of assualt after fight

Two men were arrested this week after a fight that occurred last week in Lewis County.

A 26-year-old man and a 50-year-old man were charged with first-degree gang assault in connection with the fight that occurred on Feb. 13. They were both arrested at their residences’ and were taken to jail. The incident is still under investigation at this time, but more arrests will most likely be made.

If you or a family member has been charged with a crime, these charges can change your life. You need experienced representation on your side during this stressful time. Contact the assault lawyers Dallas at the Law Office of Mark T. Lassiter today by calling (214) 845-7007.

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