Charges/Criminal Complaint Counts:
- Assault & Battery, Dangerous Weapon.
Case Name: Withheld
Members of the Chelsea Police Department responded to a 911 call, reporting an incident of domestic violence, involving the use of a dangerous weapon, to wit a knife. The incident report alleged that the defendant was involved in a physical altercation with his son, and a second man. During the altercation, the incident report alleged that the defendant broke down a door separating the parties, and injured the victim using a knife.
Officers observed damage to a door within the residence consistent with the victim statements. Officers further observed injuries to one victim’s arm, believed to be consistent with being slashed with a knife. The defendant was placed under arrest, and eventually arraigned before the Chelsea District Court.
On the date of trial, Criminal Defense Attorney Vincent A. Tofani successfully argued that the matter must be dismissed.
Criminal Case Results: Case Dismissed.